What is familial hypertriglyceridemia?

Updated: Dec 19, 2019
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Familial hypertriglyceridemia is also an autosomal dominant trait. [17] These patients and their families have isolated triglyceride elevations and may have an increased risk of premature CAD.


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