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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome
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Patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) are missing the enzyme necessary to remove triglycerides. Therefore, the best treatment for FCS is to reduce the amount of triglycerides entering the body.

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome is a rare genetic disorder in which children and adults have extremely high triglycerides and chylomicrons.

Daniel Rader, M.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA is a leading authority in the management of FCS.

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