Corneal arcus in Japanese family with type IIa hyperlipoproteinemia.

Abstract

We examined ophthalmologically five affected members of a family with type IIa hyperlipoproteinemia. All of them had increased levels of cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein. Corneal arcus was found in three of the five members; a 50-year-old man, a 43-year-old woman and a 13-year-old boy. We believe that the corneal arcus begins at around 10 years of… (More)

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@article{Hayasaka1984CornealAI, title={Corneal arcus in Japanese family with type IIa hyperlipoproteinemia.}, author={Shinichi Hayasaka and Mitsuo Honda and Masami Kitaoka and R. Chiba}, journal={Japanese journal of ophthalmology}, year={1984}, volume={28 3}, pages={254-8} }