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Kids Lipid Profile in 4 year old child!

A mother comes to physician accompanied by her 4 year old boy. She says that her child is complaining of chest pain since 2 wks. She states that death of her husband was due to MI.
There are abnormal nodules below his elbow and achilles tendon, lipid profile was done.
what do u expect in his lipid profile?

1) elevated triglycerides
2) elevated cholesterole
3) high HDL
4) high IDL

WHAT other features would u expect to see in this pt

1) night blindness
2) corneal arcus
3) pretibial edema
4) cyanosis
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Hyperlipidemia Type A?

So I think we see Elevated Cholesterol, and other feature is Corneal Arcus
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Its Type 2 sorry

so we see cholesterol (LDL).

What happened to the edit button?
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You are right on both occassions but partly
Its type 2a
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