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J Clin Lipidol. 2015 May-Jun;9(3):406-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2015.01.003. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Giant xanthomas associated with severe mixed dyslipidemia and arteriosclerotic vascular disease: A case report.

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1
Department of Cardiac Surgery, La Pitié-Salpêtrière - Charles Foix University Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Paris, France.
2
Department of Metabolic Biochemistry, La Pitié-Salpêtrière - Charles Foix University Hospital (AP-HP), Paris, France; UPMC University Paris 06 UMR S 1166 ICAN, Paris, France.
3
UPMC University Paris 06 UMR S 1166 ICAN, Paris, France; Department of Endocrinology, La Pitié-Salpêtrière - Charles Foix University Hospital (AP-HP), Paris, France.
4
Department of Metabolic Biochemistry, La Pitié-Salpêtrière - Charles Foix University Hospital (AP-HP), Paris, France; UPMC University Paris 06 UMR S 1166 ICAN, Paris, France; Department of Biochemistry, Faculté de Pharmacie, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France. Electronic address: dominique.rousselot@psl.aphp.fr.

Abstract

The report describes a case of mixed hyperlipoproteinemia in a 64-year-old patient presenting a serum hypertriglyceridemia at 25 mmol/L and hypercholesterolemia at 15.75 mmol/L, giant xanthomas and symptomatic atherosclerotic disease.

KEYWORDS:

Atherosclerosis; Dyslipidemia; Heart failure; Xanthomas

PMID:
26073402
DOI:
10.1016/j.jacl.2015.01.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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