Possible Causes for LDL Decreased in USA

  • Lecithin Acyltransferase Deficiency
    LDL Decreased

    Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency (LCAT deficiency) is a disorder of lipoprotein metabolism. The disease has two forms: Familial LCAT deficiency, in which there is complete LCAT deficiency, and Fish-eye disease, in which there is a partial deficiency. Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase catalyzes the…[1]

  • Psyllium
    LDL Decreased
  • Hypobetalipoproteinemia
    LDL Decreased

    Hypobetalipoproteinemia is a disorder consisting of low levels of LDL cholesterol or apolipoprotein B, below the 5th percentile. The patient can have hypobetalipoproteinemia and simultaneously have high levels of HDL cholesterol. Notably, in people who do not have the genetic disorder hypobetalipoproteinemia, a low…[2]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia
    LDL Decreased

    Abetalipoproteinemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the inability of the body to absorb lipoproteins from the gastroenterological system due to mutations of proteins responsible for their transport across enterocytes. Diarrhea, failure to thrive, acanthocytosis and central nervous system…[3]

  • Diabetic Nephropathy
    LDL Increased Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    Diabetic nephropathy, also known as nephropathia diabetica and Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome, is a progressive kidney disease caused by diabetes mellitus. The diagnosis of DN is considered in a diabetic patient that has undergone a routine urinalysis (UA) that includes screening for microalbuminuria and has physical exam…[4]

  • Nodular Glomerulosclerosis
    LDL Increased Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Heat Stroke
    LDL Increased

    A heat stroke is the most severe type of heat injury. Below are some of the common presentations for heat stroke. High body temperature: The main sign of heatstroke is body temperature at 104 F (40° C) or higher. Altered mental state or behaviour: Some patients of heatstroke may present seizures, delirium,…[5]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease Type B
    LDL Increased
  • Arteriosclerosis
    LDL Increased

    Arteriosclerosis is defined as the pathological condition in which the walls of arteries thicken, harden and lose their elasticity. There is not a clinical manifestation for arteriosclerosis until plaques begin to seriously reduce blood flow to a main organ. Obviously, the nature of the clinical signs depends on the organ…[6]

  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
    LDL Increased

    Familial hypercholesterolemia is a genetic disorder characterized by elevated serum levels of total cholesterol and low-density lipoproteins. Affected individuals present with cardiovascular disorders at an early age. Because FH is a genetic disorder inherited with a dominant trait, familial anamnesis is of utmost…[7]

Further symptoms


  1. Wikipedia: Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  2. Wikipedia: Hypobetalipoproteinemia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Abetalipoproteinemia, Symptoma
  4. Diabetic Nephropathy, Symptoma
  5. Heat Stroke, Symptoma
  6. Arteriosclerosis, Symptoma
  7. Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Symptoma