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type II familial hyperlipoproteinemia

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The most common form of familial hyperlipoproteinemia, characterized by normal concentrations of serum triglycerides and by increased serum concentrations of cholesterol, phospholipids, and low-density lipoproteins. It is marked by generalized xanthomatosis and coronary atherosclerosis.familial broad-beta hyperlipoproteinemia familial hyperbetalipoproteinemia familial hypercholesterolemia

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