Hypertriglyceridemia

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Etiology

  • Alcohol
  • Obesity
  • "Metabolic syndrome" (insulin resistance, low high-density lipoprotein (HDL))
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic renal insufficiency
  • Lipodystrophy, eg, protease inhibitors
  • Pregnancy
  • Familial
  • Drugs: oral contraceptives, isotretinoin, thiazides (short-term effect), beta-blockers (short-term effect), corticosteroids, bile acid-binding resins

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Etiology

  • Alcohol
  • Obesity
  • "Metabolic syndrome" (insulin resistance, low high-density lipoprotein (HDL))
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic renal insufficiency
  • Lipodystrophy, eg, protease inhibitors
  • Pregnancy
  • Familial
  • Drugs: oral contraceptives, isotretinoin, thiazides (short-term effect), beta-blockers (short-term effect), corticosteroids, bile acid-binding resins

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