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Title Familial Hypercholesterolaemia
Description Familial Hypercholesterolaemia. A Typical Case History and Analysis
Creation Date 01 December 1999
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
A 34 year old marathon runner, George, visits his doctor complaining of a painful Achilles tendon. George’s brother has just been admitted to hospital with a heart attack. His doctor sends George to the well-man clinic and the resulting lipid profile is as follows: Cholesterol: 8.7 mmol/l, Triglycerides: 1.8 mmol/l, HDL cholesterol: 1.1mmol/l, LDL cholesterol: 7.24 mmol/l
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