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Hypercholesterolemia is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • Idiopathic
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Chronic renal insufficiency
  • Obstructive liver disease
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Familial, eg, familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Drugs: oral contraceptives, thiazides (short-term effect), beta blockers (short-term effect), corticosteroids, cyclosporine

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Hypercholesterolemia." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. 5minute, www.unboundmedicine.com/5minute/view/Diagnosaurus/114690/all/Hypercholesterolemia.
Zeiger RF. Hypercholesterolemia. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://www.unboundmedicine.com/5minute/view/Diagnosaurus/114690/all/Hypercholesterolemia. Accessed May 26, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Hypercholesterolemia. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://www.unboundmedicine.com/5minute/view/Diagnosaurus/114690/all/Hypercholesterolemia
Zeiger RF. Hypercholesterolemia [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 May 26]. Available from: https://www.unboundmedicine.com/5minute/view/Diagnosaurus/114690/all/Hypercholesterolemia.
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