Medical Definition of Familial hypertriglyceridemia

1. Hyperlipoproteinaemia characterised by the presence of large amounts of chylomicrons and triglycerides in the plasma when the patient has a normal diet, and their disappearance on a fat-free diet; low alpha-and beta-lipoproteins on a normal diet, with increase on fat-free diet; decreased plasma postheparin lipolytic activity; and low tissue lipoprotein lipase activity. It is accompanied by bouts of abdominal pain, hepatosplenomegaly, pancreatitis, and eruptive xanthomas; autosomal recessive inheritance. See: familial lipoprotein lipase inhibitor. Synonym: Burger-Grutz syndrome, familial fat-induced hyperlipaemia, familial hyperchylomicronaemia, familial hypertriglyceridemia, idiopathic hyperlipaemia. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Familial Hypertriglyceridemia

familial fat-induced hyperlipaemia
familial glycinuria
familial goiter
familial high density lipoprotein deficiency
familial hyperbetalipoproteinaemia
familial hyperbetalipoproteinaemia and hyperprebetalipoproteinaemia
familial hypercholesteraemic xanthomatosis
familial hypercholesterolaemia
familial hypercholesterolaemia with hyperlipaemia
familial hypercholesterolemia
familial hyperchylomicronaemia
familial hyperchylomicronaemia with hyperprebetalipoproteinaemia
familial hyperlipoproteinaemia
familial hyperprebetalipoproteinaemia
familial hypertriglyceridaemia
familial hypertriglyceridemia (current term)
familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
familial hypobetalipoproteinaemia
familial hypophosphatemic rickets
familial intestinal polyposis
familial juvenile nephrophthisis
familial lipodystrophy
familial lipoprotein lipase deficiency
familial lipoprotein lipase inhibitor
familial mediterranean fever
familial mental retardation 1
familial mental retardation protein
familial microcytic anaemia

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