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Severe hypercholesterolemia in children. Presentation of two cases and update of the literature



Severe hypercholesterolemia in children. Presentation of two cases and update of the literature



Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria 109(4): E67-E71



Familial hypercholesterolemia is one of the most common genetic disorders and it provides the best evidence on the etiologic role of LDL-colesterol for arteroesclerosis development. Two patients with severe hypercholesterolemia had been presented. Importance of early diagnosis and treatment has been stated to avoid or delay atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease.

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