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A Report of Two Children with Severe Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Noormohammad Noori , Ghasem Miri-Aliabad , Mehdi Jahantigh
Department of Pediatrics, Children and Adolescent Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
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Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an autosomal disorder that causes severe elevations in total cholesterol and low- density lipoprotein. FH is one of the primary risk factors for premature coronary artery disease in children and adults which requires early diagnosis and appropriate medical intervention. In this article, we report two cases of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
Keywords: Familial hypercholesterolemia Xanthoma, Children
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Pediatrics
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Noori N, Miri-Aliabad G, Jahantigh M. A Report of Two Children with Severe Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia . ZJRMS. 2013; 15 (4) :82-84
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