[Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. Response to combined cholestyramine and lovastatin therapy].

@article{Santaella1990HomozygousFH,
  title={[Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. Response to combined cholestyramine and lovastatin therapy].},
  author={I Obando Santaella and E Fern{\'a}ndez G{\'o}mez and I Mongil Ruiz and A Escobar Gallego and Javier Garc{\'i}a Alegr{\'i}a and F Gasc{\'o}n Luna and Llu{\'i}s Masana Mar{\'i}n},
  journal={Anales espanoles de pediatria},
  year={1990},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={58-60}
}
Homozygous familiar hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a serious inherited disease caused by a genetic defect in the cell surface receptor that controls the degradation of low density lipoprotein (LDL). These patients often have myocardial infarction in their teens or early adulthood and are usually unresponsive to drugs. Recently it has been reported promising results using combined drugs regimens in patients with residual receptor activity. We report a new additional patient with receptor-defective… CONTINUE READING
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