Subclinical course of cholesteryl ester storage disease in an adult with hypercholesterolemia, accelerated atherosclerosis, and liver cancer.

@article{Elleder2000SubclinicalCO,
  title={Subclinical course of cholesteryl ester storage disease in an adult with hypercholesterolemia, accelerated atherosclerosis, and liver cancer.},
  author={Milan Elleder and Alena Chlumsk{\'a} and J. Hy{\'a}nek and Helena Poupětov{\'a} and Jana Ledvinov{\'a} and Saskia Maas and Peter William Lohse},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={528-34}
}
Few cases of asymptomatic cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD) due to low enzymatic activity of human lysosomal acid lipase/cholesteryl ester hydrolase (hLAL) have been reported thus far in adults Here, we describe a 51-year-old man with a long clinical history of mixed hyperlipoproteinemia and severe premature atherosclerosis, but with no signs of hepatomegaly, liver dysfunction, or splenomegaly. The disease was discovered by chance in a biopsy performed because of suspected liver cancer… CONTINUE READING
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