Familial chylomicronemia syndrome.

Abstract

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome is a rare disorder of lipoprotein metabolism due to familial lipoprotein lipase (LPL) or apolipoprotein C-II deficiency or the presence of inhibitors to lipoprotein lipase. It manifests as eruptive xanthomas, acute pancreatitis, and lipaemic plasma due to marked elevation of triglyceride and chylomicron levels. We report two siblings with this rare disorder and review the literature.

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@article{Sugandhan2007FamilialCS, title={Familial chylomicronemia syndrome.}, author={Selvendran Sugandhan and Sujay Khandpur and Vinod Kumar Sharma}, journal={Pediatric dermatology}, year={2007}, volume={24 3}, pages={323-5} }