Which triglyceride disorders are genetically controlled?

Updated: Dec 19, 2019
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Two triglyceride disorders, familial combined hyperlipidemia and familial hypertriglyceridemia, are genetically controlled, but the mechanisms are not clearly defined but are likely associated with overproduction and decreased of apo B–containing particles


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