Clinical Characteristics and Sequelae of Severe Hypertriglyceridemia in Pediatrics

Trey Richardson, Stella Aslibekyan and Ambika P. Ashraf

Endocrine Practice - Sep 2018, Vol. 24, No. 9 (September 2018) pp. 789-795

Hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is defined as a plasma triglyceride (TG) level exceeding the 95th percentile value for age and sex. HTG is considered to be ‘severe’ at plasma TG levels >1,000 mg/dL (1,2). Most cases of HTG with plasma TG levels ABSTRACT FULL TEXT PDF