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
Signs and tests
Blood tests will be done to check your levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. Specific tests include:
Apolipoprotein B100 test(increased)
Genetic testing is available for one type of familial combined hyperlipidemia.
Review Date: 05/23/2010
Reviewed By: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine.