Result of Genetic Analysis in FH Case

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Gumpanart Veerakul, MD
Chanin Limwongse, MD, ABIM, ABMG
Michael D. Shapiro, MD, FACC
Sergio Fazio, MD, PhD, FAHA
ertlak Chaothawee, MD
Narucha Chaishotiranant, MD

Abstract

In the last issue of Bangkok Med J 2018, Vol. 14(1): page 57-62, we reported an aborted sudden coronary death in a veryyoung man, age of 29 years.1 Although he had no other atherosclerotic risk factors, severe hypercholesterolemia was noted withLDL cholesterol of 186 mg/dl, tendinous xanthoma and family history of dyslipidemia, suggestive of an inherited condition.By clinical criteria, he was diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).2-4

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Veerakul G, Limwongse C, Shapiro MD, Fazio S, Chaothawee ertlak, Chaishotiranant N. Result of Genetic Analysis in FH Case. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2018Sep.20 [cited 2020Jul.15];14(2):129. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bkkmedj/article/view/222576
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