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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome Explained

JUNE 04, 2015

James Underberg, MD, of NYU Langone Medical Center describes familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS),  a very rare hereditary condition in which individuals lack properly functioning lipoprotein lipase (LPL), an enzyme that clears triglycerides from plasma.

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