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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome
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Natural History of FCS

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) is a rare genetic disorder in which children and adults have extremely high triglycerides and chylomicrons. Aside from high fasting triglycerides, the most common symptom that will lead to a diagnosis is pancreatitis.

Due to the rarity of the condition, the natural history of FCS is poorly understood.

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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