A pediatric patient with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia may be at increased risk for premature coronary heart disease.
(2) family history of early coronary heart disease
(3) total serum cholesterol in mmol/L
5.01 to 6.9
7 to 8.9
Additional factors that may further increase the patient's risk:
(3) cigarette smoking
(5) low serum LDL cholesterol
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Specialty: Endocrinology, Cardiology, Clinical Laboratory