What is the prognosis of low LDL cholesterol syndromes?

Updated: Mar 06, 2018
  • Author: Vibhuti N Singh, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Prognosis is reasonably good for most patients who are diagnosed early.

  • Patients with prolonged vitamin deficiency, especially of vitamin E, may develop very limiting ataxia and gait disturbances.

  • Some patients may develop retinal degeneration and blindness.


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