Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2015.
World J Clin Cases. Apr 16, 2015; 3(4): 371-376
Published online Apr 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i4.371
Table 1 Dysbetalipoproteinemia indices
IndexPatient’s2 valuesIndicative for dysbetali-poproteinemia values
TC/TG (mg/dL)1.01Approximately 1
ApoB/TC (mg/dL)0.23< 0.33
ApoB/non-HDL-C (mg/dL)0.27< 0.38
VLDL-C/PLASMA TG (mg/dL)0.35> 0.3
VLDL-C/VLDL-TG (mg/dL)1.06> 0.96
TG/ApoB (mg/dL)4.40> 4.29
ApoE/ApoB (mg/dL)0.20> 0.15
Table 2 Factors associated with dysbetalipoproteinemia overt expression
Environmental-hormonalGeneticSecondary dysbetalipoproteinemia
Drugs (corticosteroids, tamoxifen, retinoids, antipsychotics)Familial hypercholesterolemiaMultiple myeloma
Alcohol consumptionFamilial combined hypercholesterolemiaParaproteinemia
HypothyroidismReduced hepatic lipase activitySystemic lupus erythematous
PregnancyDecreased lipoprotein lipase activity
Diabetes, insulin resistance
Diet rich in saturated fats and carbohydrates