hypocholesterolemia


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hypocholesterolemia

[¦hī·pō·kə‚les·tə·rə′lē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Subnormal levels of serum cholesterol.
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Psychiatrists should monitor patients for hypercholesterolemia and hypocholesterolemia, both of which are common among psychiatric patients.
In our study, in patients with hypertension, hypocholesterolemia HDL was the most common lipid abnormality unlike Youmbissi et al.
Hypocholesterolemia in SCD has been attributed to increased erythropoiesis in response to the anaemia associated with SCD as stated in earlier studies [10, 23].
Hypocholesterolemia promotes the development of TB whereas hypercholesterolemia leads to protection against TB with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) [9].
This observed effect could be attributed to the hyperactivity of extrahepatic lipoprotein lipase (Yagyu et al., 1999) which mediate lipolysis (Milei et al., 1978) and may, thus, contribute to hypocholesterolemia and hypotriglyceridemia in AJLE-treated rats.
The demographic data, clinical, imagistic (cerebral--CT, cerebral--MRI, EKG), paraclinic data as well as risk factors (hypertension, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, age, aneurysms and vascular malformations, anticoagulant and thrombolytic treatment, hypocholesterolemia, diabetes, heavy alcohol and tobacco use, heritability), treatment, kinetotherapy were all considered.
This association supports the hypothesis that hypocholesterolemia may play an important role in development of colorectal carcinoma.
He also had a history of hypertension and hypocholesterolemia.
Hypocholesterolemia is associated with immune dysfunction in early human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection.
A similar trend was observed for platelet count after adjusting for age, where low levels of platelet levels were associated with hypocholesterolemia and hypercholesterolemia (p=0.021).
Hypocholesterolemia is a significant predictor of death in a cohort of chronic hemodialysis patients.