Lipoprotein lipase deficiency.

  title={Lipoprotein lipase deficiency.},
  author={Kameshwari Shankar and H S Bava and Jyothi Shetty and Ms. Krupa Joshi},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  volume={43 3},
A rare case of a 3 month old child with lipoprotein lipase deficiency who presented with bronchopneumonia is reported. After noticing lipaemic serum and lipaemia retinalis, a diagnosis of hyperlipoproteinaemia was considered. Lipoprotein lipase deficiency was confirmed with post heparin lipoprotein lipase enzyme activity estimation.