Serum levels of TC and LDL increase massively.
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,…
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…
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…
Wolman disease is an abnormal accumulation of cholesteryl esters in the body tissues caused by a deficiency of lysosomal acid lipase enzyme. It is a rare inherited disease and is usually fatal. The clinical presentation of children with Wolman disease can vary from an early presentation on the first day of birth with…
Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) is an inherited condition which leads to extremely elevated levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. HoFH is a genetic condition with varying clinical presentation; the type of mutation that the patient is affected by determines the severity of the…