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Title: Hypoalphalipoproteinemia  
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Subject: Chylomicron retention disease, Hypolipoproteinemia, Familial dysbetalipoproteinemia, Hypercholesterolemia, Familial renal amyloidosis
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Classification and external resources
ICD-10 E78.6
ICD-9-CM 272.5
OMIM 604091
eMedicine med/3368
MeSH D052456

Hypoalphalipoproteinemia is a high-density lipoprotein deficiency, inherited in an autosomal dominant manner.[1]

Hypoalphalipoproteinemia has an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance.

It can be associated with LDL receptor.[2]

Associated regions and genes include:

Name OMIM Locus Candidates
HDLCQ1 606613 9p ABCA1 (Tangier disease)[3]
HDLCQ2 607053 8q23
HDLCQ3 607687 16q24.1 Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency (LCAT)
HDLCQ4 610239 4q32
HDLD3 605201 11q23.3 APOA1

Niacin is sometimes prescribed to raise HDL levels.


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