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Hyperlipidemia - paediatric aspect

Krystyna Wˆąsowska-Kró—likowska, Marek Kurnatowski, Aneta Krogulska

Med Sci Monit 1997; 3(6): CS924-928

ID: 501833

Published: 1997-11-03

Hyperlipidemia is very rare in children, however it is very significant due to its influence on atherosclerotic changes development in the future. In this study we present clinical course, diagnosis and treatment of two boys aged 5 and 9 with type IIa familial hypercholesterolemia.

Keywords: hypercholesterolemia in children, familial hypercholesterolemia