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Los trastornos de lípidos por lo general no causan síntomas.

En casos extremos, se pueden encontrar las siguientes señales o síntomas mediante el historial o examen físico:

  • Depósitos adiposos en la piel o tendones causados por niveles muy altos de lípidos en la sangre
  • Dolor, agrandamiento, o hinchazón (inflamación) de órganos abdominales como el hígado, bazo, o páncreas a causa de niveles extremadamente altos de triglicéridos en la sangre
  • Cambios en los vasos sanguíneos del ojo, causados por lípidos elevados

Referencias:

American Heart Association website. Disponible en: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200000.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Disponible en: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/.



Last reviewed octubre 2012 by Brian Randall, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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