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type iii familial hyperlipoproteinemia

type iii familial hyperlipoproteinemia in Medicine

type III familial hyperlipoproteinemia n.
Familial hyperlipoproteinemia marked by an abnormal tolerance of glucose and by an increase in serum concentrations of low-density lipoproteins, pre-low-density lipoproteins, cholesterol, and phospholipids as well as an endogenous increase in serum triglycerides induced by a high-carbohydrate diet. It is marked by eruptive xanthomas and atherosclerosis. Also called carbohydrate-induced hyperlipemia, familial broad-beta hyperlipoproteinemia, familial hyperbetalipoproteinemia and hyperprebetalipoproteinemia, familial hypercholesterolemia with hyperlipemia.

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