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lipemia

[li′pē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of a fine emulsion of fatty substance in the blood. Also known as lipidemia; lipoidemia.
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Eruptive xanthomas and lipemia retinalis present when plasma triglycerides concentration > 2000 and 4000 mg/dl respectively.
Affected patients present with chylomicronemia, eruptive xanthomas, lipemia retinalis, hepatosplenomegaly, and recurrent attacks of pancreatitis, which may ultimately lead to chronic pancreatic insufficiency.
* In patients with lactescent serum, lipemia retinalis, xanthomata, or pancreatitis, to determine the presence of familial hyperlipidemic disorders and/or the likelihood for recurrence of pancreatitis and to follow triglyceride response to treatment in such cases when triglyceride is elevated, triglyceride should be measured.