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Type II hyperlipidaemia

Definition: characterized by increased plasma concentration of cholesterol carried in low density lipoproteins (LDL) and by a deficiency in a cell surface receptor which regulates LDL degradation and cholesterol synthesis.

Synonyms (terms occurring on more labels are shown first): familial hypercholesterolemia, familial hypercholesterolaemia

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