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What is Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia?

What is Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia?

  • Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia is a condition characterized by high levels of beta-lipoproteins in the blood. The high cholesterol results from abnormally high levels of low density lipoproteins in the blood due to a deficiency of LDL receptors. There are two subtypes of this condition: type IIa and type IIb. Lipoproteins are responsible for transporting cholesterol in the bloodstream and high levels of them in the bloodstream means that there are high levels of cholesterol in the bloodstream.

Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: Introduction

Types of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Broader types of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia:

How serious is Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Prognosis of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: Prognosis varies depending on adherence and individual response to treatment plans. The aim is to prevent complications such as cardiovascular disease.
Complications of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: see complications of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia

What causes Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Causes of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: see causes of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia

What are the symptoms of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Symptoms of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: see symptoms of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia

Complications of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: see complications of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia

Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia.
Treatments for Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: see treatments for Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia
Research for Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia: see research for Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia

Name and Aliases of Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia

Main name of condition: Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia

Other names or spellings for Type II Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Hyperlipoproteinemia, type II, Hyper-Low-Density-Lipoproteinemia, Familial Hypercholesterolemic Xanthomatosis

 

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