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CASE REPORT
Severe hypertriglyceridaemia and pancreatitis in a patient with lipoprotein lipase deficiency based on mutations in lipoprotein lipase (LPL) and apolipoprotein A5 (APOA5) genes
  1. Charlotte Koopal1,
  2. Remy Bemelmans2,
  3. A David Marais3 and
  4. Frank LJ Visseren4
  1. 1 Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  2. 2 Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei, Ede, The Netherlands
  3. 3 Division of Chemical Pathology, University of Cape Town Health Science Faculty, Cape Town, South Africa
  4. 4 Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Dr Charlotte Koopal, c.koopal{at}umcutrecht.nl

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  • Contributors CK wrote the manuscript and prepared the figures. RB is the patients’ physician and did all communication with her. He read and approved the manuscript. ADM performed some of the lipid analysis. He read and approved the manuscript. FLJV is head of the department of Vascular Medicine. He read and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors CK wrote the manuscript and prepared the figures. RB is the patients’ physician and did all communication with her. He read and approved the manuscript. ADM performed some of the lipid analysis. He read and approved the manuscript. FLJV is head of the department of Vascular Medicine. He read and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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