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What is Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia?

What is Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia?

  • Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare inherited condition characterized by high levels of chylomicrons (a type of lipoprotein) in the blood. This condition is the result of low levels of apolipoprotein C-II which is responsible for lowering lipoprotein levels. Cholesterol levels are usually normal and the risk of heart disease is low.

Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: Introduction

Types of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Broader types of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Who gets Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Racial predominance for Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: French Canadian populations

How serious is Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Prognosis of Type Ib 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 Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: see complications of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia

What causes Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Causes of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: see causes of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia

What are the symptoms of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Symptoms of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: see symptoms of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia

Complications of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: see complications of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia

Onset of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: infancy

Can anyone else get Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia

Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia

Main name of condition: Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia

Other names or spellings for Type Ib Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Hyperlipoproteinemia, type Ib, Apolipoprotein C-II deficiency


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