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type III familial hyperlipoproteinemia

n.
  1. Familial hyperlipoproteinemia marked by an abnormal tolerance of glucose and by an increase in serum concentrations of low-density lipoproteins, pre-low-density lipoproteins, cholesterol, and phospholipids as well as an endogenous increase in serum triglycerides induced by a high-carbohydrate diet. It is marked by eruptive xanthomas and atherosclerosis.carbohydrate-induced hyperlipemia familial broad-beta hyperlipoproteinemia familial hyperbetalipoproteinemia and hyperprebetalipoproteinemia familial hypercholesterolemia with hyperlipemia
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