Alcoholic hypertriglyceridemia with decreased activity of lipoprotein lipase and hepatic triglyceride lipase.

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A 35-year-old male with alcoholic hypertriglyceridemia due to decreased lipoprotein lipase (LPL) and hepatic triglyceride lipase (HTGL) activities is reported. The patient had been drinking about 180 ml of whiskey (equivalent to 80 g of 100% ethanol) every day for the last 17 years, and the highest levels of serum triglyceride (TG) and cholesterol were 5… (More)

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@article{Hiasa1993AlcoholicHW, title={Alcoholic hypertriglyceridemia with decreased activity of lipoprotein lipase and hepatic triglyceride lipase.}, author={Yoshikazu Hiasa and K. Nakanishi and K. Tada and Y. Mizukami and Koichi Akamatsu and Y. Ohta}, journal={Internal medicine}, year={1993}, volume={32 6}, pages={490-3} }