Abnormal Lipid Profiles - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm

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Abnormal Lipid Profiles - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm



Increased Cholesterol and Triglycerides 

 - Genetic Causes

    • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia

    • Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia

 - Secondary Causes

    • Nephrotic Syndrome

    • Drugs

    • Diabetes

    • Hypothyroidism

Decreased HDL

 - Genetic Causes

    • Apo-A1 Deficiency/ Variant

     • Tangier Disease

     • LCAT Deficiency 

     • Primary Hypo-alphalippproteinemia

 - Secondary Causes

     • Sedentary Lifestyle

     • Smoking

     • Androgens

Increased LDL

Genetic Causes

     • Polygenic Hypercholesterolemia

     • Familial

Hypercholesterolemia

     • Familial Defective ApoB-100

     • LDLr deficiency

Secondary Causes

     • Hypothyroid

     • Obstructive Liver Disease

     • Nephrotic Syndrome

Increased Triglycerides

 - Genetic Causes

     • Familial Hypertriglyceridemia

     • Familial LPL Deficiency

     • Apo-Cll Deficiency

 - Secondary Causes

     • Diabetes

     • Alcohol

     • Increased Estrogen (e.g. Pregnancy, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Oral Contraceptive)



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