What Is Mixed Hyperlipidemia?

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Alternative Names

Multiple lipoprotein-type hyperlipidemia


Symptoms

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.


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