Table 31.4Disorders Mainly Causing Hypercholesterolemia

Primary disorders
 Polygenic hypercholesterolemia
 Familial hypercholesterolemia
 Familial combined hyperlipidemia
Secondary disorders
 Hyperthyroidism
 Nephrotic syndrome
 Dysproteinemias
 Obstructive liver disease
 Thiazide diuretics

From: Chapter 31, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and Associated Lipoproteins

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Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition.
Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors.
Boston: Butterworths; 1990.
Copyright © 1990, Butterworth Publishers, a division of Reed Publishing.

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