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What is Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency (LPLD) ?
Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency, is also known as Type I hyperlipoproteinemia or Familial chylomicronemia. People with LPLD have very high triglyceride levels because they lack lipase, the enzyme that clears fat from the blood. Symptoms include recurrent abdominal pain, fat-filled spots known as ‘eruptive xanthomata’, and attacks of acute pancreatitis.
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Latest Member Stories
We found that Julia had LPLD through a routine blood test which gave triglyceride levels of 1100. We repeated the test and got similar triglyceride...
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