[Pathogenesis of alcohol-induced hyperlipidemia: case report of hypertriglyceridemia over 10,000 mg%].


A 53-year old woman developed excessive hypertriglyceridemia (greater than 10,000 mg/dl) with features of toxic liver damage after prolonged ethanol ingestion. Lipoprotein-lipase-activity was not decreased, apolipoprotein-C-II analysis, as shown by gel-electrophoresis, revealed a regular pattern. Treatment with parenteral nutrition and abstinence of ethanol… (More)


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