Lp(a) hyperlipoproteinemia


Lp(a) hyperlipoproteinemia
greatly elevated levels of Lp(a) lipoprotein in plasma, an autosomal dominant trait caused by mutation in the LPA gene (locus: 6q27) and characterized by increased incidence of severe arteriosclerosis of coronary and carotid vessels, atherogenesis, and cutaneous and tendinous xanthomas.

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  • hyperlipoproteinemia — /huy peuhr lip euh proh tee nee mee euh, proh tee euh , luy peuh /, n. Pathol. any of various disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, usually characterized by abnormally high levels of cholesterol and certain lipoproteins in the blood. [1965 70;… …   Universalium

  • hyperlipoproteinemia — noun A form of hyperlipidemia in which there is an excess of lipoprotein in the blood …   Wiktionary

  • hyperlipoproteinemia — An increase in the lipoprotein concentration of the blood. acquired h. nonfamilial h. that develops as a consequence of some primary disease, such as thyroid deficiency. familial h. a group of diseases c …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperlipoproteinemia — hy·per·li·po·pro·tein·emia …   English syllables

  • hyperlipoproteinemia — hy•per•lip•o•pro•tein•e•mi•a [[t]ˌhaɪ pərˌlɪp əˌproʊ tiˈni mi ə, ˌproʊ ti ə , ˌlaɪ pə [/t]] n. pat any of various disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, usu. characterized by abnormally high levels of cholesterol and certain lipoproteins in the… …   From formal English to slang

  • hyperlipoproteinemia — noun any of various disorders of lipoprotein and cholesterol metabolism that result in high levels of lipoprotein and cholesterol in the circulating blood • Hypernyms: ↑metabolic disorder • Hyponyms: ↑hyperbetalipoproteinemia * * * ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acquired hyperlipoproteinemia — hyperlipoproteinemia occurring secondarily to some other disorder, such as hypothyroidism, nephrotic syndrome, or hypoadrenocorticism, or as a result of environmental factors, including diet …   Medical dictionary

  • Medication-induced hyperlipoproteinemia — is a condition that results from the decreasing of lipoprotein lipase activity resulting in eruptive xanthomas.[1]:535 See also Normolipoproteinemic xanthomatosis Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis Skin lesion References ^ …   Wikipedia

  • familial hyperlipoproteinemia — an inherited hyperlipoproteinemia, classified on the basis of the type I–V phenotypes described in the accompanying table. For any given phenotype, the term is frequently used loosely to denote either the phenotype or any or all of the genetic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hyperlipidemia — DiseasesDB = 6255 MeshID = D006949 Hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoproteinemia or dyslipidemia is the presence of raised or abnormal levels of lipids and/or lipoproteins in the blood. Lipids (fatty molecules) are transported in a protein capsule, and… …   Wikipedia