Familial lipoprotein lipase deficiency
Symptoms may start in infancy and include:
- Abdominal pain due to pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
- Yellow deposits of fatty material in the skin called xanthomas may appear on the eyelids, palms of the hands, soles of the feet, or on the extensor surfaces of the knees and elbows
Signs and tests
Examination and tests may show an
A creamy layer due to chylomicrons in the blood will appear when blood spins in a laboratory machine.