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Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.565.398.481.500
C18.452.584.500.500.644.475.500
C18.452.584.563.481.500
C18.452.648.398.481.500
Unique ID
D000090542
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000090542
Scope Note
A rare inherited genetic disorder, one form of HYPERLIPOPROTEINEMIA TYPE II, characterized by high level of LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN (LDL) which if not treated could elevate the chance of heart attack at an early age.
Entry Term(s)
Autosomal Recessive Hypercholesterolemia
HoFH
Previous Indexing
Hypercholesterolemia (1966-2021) / Hyperlipidemia/familial & genetic (1966-2021)
See Also
Receptors, LDL
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/07/01
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