type II familial hyperlipoproteinemia n.
The most common form of familial hyperlipoproteinemia characterized by normal concentrations of serum triglycerides and by increased serum concentrations of cholesterol, phospholipids, and low-density lipoproteins. It is marked by generalized xanthomatosis and coronary atherosclerosis. Also called familial broad-beta hyperlipoproteinemia, familial hyperbetalipoproteinemia, familial hypercholesterolemia.
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