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Hypertriglyceridemia
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Hypertriglyceridemia

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Familial Hypertriglyceridemia, also called Type IV Dyslipidemia, is an autosomal dominant lipid disorder characterized by elevated triglyceride levels, as a result of excess hepatic production of VLDL.

Classic findings include hepatomegaly and acute pancreatitis (associated with extreme hypertriglyceridemia)

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