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What is Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia?

What is Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia?

  • Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia is an inherited condition involving abnormal lipid metabolism. Cholesterol levels tend to be with coronary artery disease usually developing before the age of 50. The heterozygous form of the condition is not as severe as the homozygous form of the disease.

Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Introduction

Types of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia:

Broader types of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia:

How many people get Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia?

Prevalance of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: 1 per 500 US people suffer from Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
Prevalance Rate of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: approx 1 in 500 or 0.20% or 544,000 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia?

Prognosis of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The prognosis can be influenced by the level of adherence to the treatment plan.
Complications of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: see complications of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

What causes Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia?

Causes of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: see causes of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

What are the symptoms of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia?

Symptoms of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: see symptoms of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Complications of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: see complications of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Medical Geneticist, Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
Treatments for Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: see treatments for Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Research for Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: see research for Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Name of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Main name of condition: Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

 

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