A case of severe neuropathy associated with hypertriglyceridemia.

@article{Hou2008ACO,
  title={A case of severe neuropathy associated with hypertriglyceridemia.},
  author={Runhua Hou and Anne C. Goldberg and Garry Tobin},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={1020-2}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe a case of severe neuropathy associated with hypertriglyceridemia. METHODS We describe the clinical and laboratory findings of the study patient and review the relevant literature. RESULTS A 45-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with recurrent abdominal pain and severe peripheral neuropathy. Her laboratory data revealed elevated lipase and a very high triglyceride concentration (>10,000 mg/dL), consistent with a diagnosis of recurrent… CONTINUE READING