Portacaval Shunt in Two Patients with Homozygous Hypercholesterolemia
Despite the fact that the homozygous form of familial hyperbetalipoproteinemia (HβLP) is exceedingly rare, 17 such patients (from fourteen families) have been seen at a treatment centre for lipid disorders in Johannesburg during the past three years.
KeywordsNicotinic Acid Serum Cholesterol Achilles Tendon Lipid Disorder Portacaval Shunt
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