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Broad beta disease

Broad beta disease: Introduction

Broad beta disease: An inherited condition involving a defect in the transport of lipids which causes the development of lipid deposits (xanthomas) under the skin in certain parts of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Broad beta disease is available below.

Symptoms of Broad beta disease

  • Lipid deposits under the skin on palms
  • Lipid deposits under the skin on fingers
  • Lipid deposits under the skin on knees
  • Lipid deposits under the skin on elbows
  • Lipid deposits under the skin on arms
  • more symptoms...»

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Broad beta disease: Deaths

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Broad beta disease: Complications

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Causes of Broad beta disease

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Misdiagnosis and Broad beta disease

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Definitions of Broad beta disease:

A rather uncommon form of familial hyperlipemia characterized by the presence of lipoproteins of abnormal composition. The main abnormal lipoproteins are called beta-VLDL and have a different apoprotein content and a higher proportion of cholesterol relative to triglyceride than normal VLDL. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Broad beta disease

  1. Broad beta disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Deaths
  7. Complications

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