Phytosterolaemia, xanthomatosis and premature atherosclerotic arterial disease: a case with high plant sterol absorption, impaired sterol elimination and low cholesterol synthesis.

@article{Miettinen1980PhytosterolaemiaXA,
  title={Phytosterolaemia, xanthomatosis and premature atherosclerotic arterial disease: a case with high plant sterol absorption, impaired sterol elimination and low cholesterol synthesis.},
  author={Tatu A. Miettinen},
  journal={European journal of clinical investigation},
  year={1980},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={27-35}
}
A fourth case is described in which phytosterolaemia, earlier diagnosed as familial hypercholesterolaemia, was associated with normocholesterolaemia, hypersplenism and premature atherosclerotic arterial disease requiring a three-vessel coronary bypass at the age of 29 years. During a follow-up of 5 years 22-26% and 27-30% of serum and bile sterols were plant sterols, respectively. In addition to campesterol and beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol and a fourth major plant sterol, tentatively… CONTINUE READING
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