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What is Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia?

What is Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia?

  • Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: Type Ic 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 inhibited lipoprotein lipase activity. Lipoprotein lipase is responsible for lowering lipoprotein levels. Cholesterol levels are usually normal and the risk of heart disease is low.

Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: Introduction

Types of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Broader types of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Who gets Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Racial predominance for Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: French Canadian populations

How serious is Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Prognosis of Type Ic 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 Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: see complications of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia

What causes Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Causes of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: see causes of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia

What are the symptoms of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Symptoms of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: see symptoms of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia

Complications of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: see complications of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia

Onset of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: infancy

Can anyone else get Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia

Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia

Main name of condition: Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia

Other names or spellings for Type Ic Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Hyperlipoproteinemia, type Ic, Chylomicronemia


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