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Familial hyperchylomicronemia

Familial hyperchylomicronemia: Introduction

Familial hyperchylomicronemia: A rare inherited inborn error of metabolism involving the absence of the enzyme called lipoprotein lipase which results in increased blood triglyeride and chylomicron levels. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial hyperchylomicronemia is available below.

Symptoms of Familial hyperchylomicronemia

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Causes of Familial hyperchylomicronemia

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Definitions of Familial hyperchylomicronemia:

Familial hyperchylomicronemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Familial hyperchylomicronemia, or a subtype of Familial hyperchylomicronemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Familial hyperchylomicronemia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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