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Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences
BACKGROUND Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is a monogenetic autosomal codominant disorder caused by mutation affecting the LDL receptors. It is characterised by elevated LDL cholesterol, xanthomas and early Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH) is of a rare occurrence. Management of HoFH patients requires lifestyle modifications and medical therapy. Untreated homozygous patients rarely survive to adulthood. We report an 8 years old male child whodoi:10.14260/jemds/2017/319 fatcat:ma6d75lgxrdcrdaa6ltnpo5kty