At what age is hypertriglyceridemia (high triglyceride levels) normally detected?

Updated: Jul 23, 2021
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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The manifestations of lipoprotein lipase and apo C-II deficiency (severe hypertriglyceridemia) are usually detected in childhood, although defective apo C-II sometimes presents in early adulthood.


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