Symptoms of Lipid Disorders
- Fatty deposits in the skin or tendons caused by very high levels of lipids in the blood
- Pain, enlargement, or inflammation of abdominal organs such as the liver or pancreas due to extremely high levels of triglycerides in the blood
- Changes in the blood vessels of the eye caused by elevated lipids
- Cholesterol deposits around the cornea of the eye.
Hypercholesterolemia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 20, 2013. Accessed January 13, 2014.
Hypertriglyceridemia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 20, 2013. Accessed January 13, 2014.
Symptoms, diagnosis, and monitoring of high cholesterol. American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/SymptomsDiagnosisMonitoringofHighCholesterol/Symptoms-Diagnosis-Monitoring-of-High-Cholesterol%5FUCM%5F001214%5FArticle.jsp. Updated May 1, 2013. Accessed January 13, 2014.
What are the signs and symptoms of high blood cholesterol? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbc/signs.html. Updated September 19, 2012. Accessed January 13, 2014.
- Reviewer: Mike Woods, MD
- Review Date: 12/2013
- Update Date: 01/09/2014
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