Disease Information for Hypercholesterolemia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Arteriosclerotic facies/bald/mesomoph/sign
Retinal lipid deposits
Xanthalasma
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Aortic surgery/remote
Established Disease Population
Patient/Hypothyroidism (myxedema)
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Family History
Family history/Hypercholesterolemia/lipidemia
Family history/Aortic aneurysm
Family history/Myocardial infarction/CAD
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Serum lipids increased (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Apo Lp a (Little a) lipoprotein Level (Lab)
Beta globulin, serum (Lab)
Cholesterol (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Angina pectoris
Arteriosclerotic heart disease
Dupuytrens contracture
Hypercholesterolemia
Hypercholesterolimia/type II lipidemia
Hyperlipidemia
Myocardial infarction, acute
Stroke Syndromes/Atypical causes
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 1p35
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 1
Pathophysiology/Gene locus chromosome 13q
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Lipid metabolism defect
Process
PROCESS/Metabolic/storage disorder (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Atorvastatin (Lipitor)
RX/Bile acid sequestrant
RX/Cholestyramine (Questran)
RX/Ezetimibe (Zetia)
RX/Fenofibrate (Lipidil/Tricor)
RX/HMG-coA reductase
RX/Lovastatin (Mevacor)
RX/Mipomersen ( )
RX/Niacin/Nicotinic acid
RX/Policosanol (SCWA)
RX/Pravastatin (Pravachol)
RX/Statins
Definition

Abnormally high levels of cholesterol in the blood.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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