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Case Study: A 40-year old female presents with elevated cholesterol. She is asymptomatic, premenopausal, nondiabetic, does not smoke and has a normal blood pressure. Her father died of a myocardial infarction at age 40.
Below is her lipid profile:
LDL-cholesterol: 5 mmol/L (191 mg/dL)
HDL-cholesterol: 1.0 mmol/L (39 mg/dL)
Triglycerides: 0.85 mmol/L (75 mg/dL)
Fuchs A, Kühl JT, Sigvardsen PE, et al.Journal:
Ann Intern Med
First published: March 23, 2023 DOI: 10.7326/M22-3027