Multiple lipoprotein-type hyperlipidemia
Chest pain (angina) may occur. However, there may not be any physical symptoms.
Persons with this condition develop high cholesterol or triglyceride levels during the teenage years. The levels remain high throughout life. They have an increased risk of early coronary artery disease and heart attacks. Those with familial combined hyperlipidemia have a higher rate of obesity and glucose intolerance.
Signs and tests
Blood tests will be done to check your levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. Specific tests include:
Apolipoprotein B100 test
Genetic testing is available for one type of familial combined hyperlipidemia.
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