What is type IIb hyperlipidemia?

Updated: Dec 19, 2019
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Type IIb is the classic mixed hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol and triglyceride levels), caused by elevations in low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and VLDL.


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