Definition: a group of diseases characterized by changes in concentration of ß-lipoproteins and pre-ß-lipoproteins and the lipids associated with them.
See: familial hyperlipoproteinemia type I, familial hyperlipoproteinemia type II, familial hyperlipoproteinemia type III, familial hyperlipoproteinemia type IV, familial hyperlipoproteinemia type V
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