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Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Introduction

Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia is a severe inherited condition involving abnormal lipid metabolism. Cholesterol levels tend to be very high with problems occurring early in life. Death from a heart attack can occur within the first few years of life in severe cases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia is available below.

Symptoms of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Treatments for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

  • Dietary and lifestyle changes, plasmapheresis to remove VLDL and LDL from the blood and liver transplant in severe cases. Cholesterol-lowering medication is usually ineffective for this condition
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Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Complications

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Causes of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

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Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, more »

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common more »

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Prognosis for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Prognosis for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The prognosis can be influenced by the level of adherence to the treatment plan but death usually occurs by the end of early adulthood.

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More information about Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

  1. Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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