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Old 01-01-2010
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Arrow 1st step in pathogenesis of atherosclerosis caused by hyperlipidemia

This is a question i faced in USMLE Rx which I want to share with you guys.

As we all know, endothelial cell dysfunction is generally the 1st step in atherosclerosis.

But according to USMLERx, in the case of hyperlipidemia, LDL cholesterol oxidation is the 1st step in atherosclerosis.

What do you guys think? Agree/disagree?
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