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ISOLATED HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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The diagnosis of hypertriglyceridemia is made by measuring plasma lipid levels after an overnight fast (≥12 h). Hypertriglyceridemia in adults is defined as a triglyceride level >2.3 mmol/L (>200 mg/dL). An isolated increase in plasma triglycerides indicates that chylomicrons and/or very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) are increased. Plasma is usually clear when triglyceride levels are <4.5 mmol/L (<400 mg/dL) and cloudy when levels are higher due to VLDL (and/or chylomicron) particles becoming large enough to scatter light. When chylomicrons are present, a creamy layer floats to the top of plasma after refrigeration for several hours. Tendon xanthomas and xanthelasmas do not occur with isolated hypertriglyceridemia, but eruptive xanthomas (small orange-red papules) can appear on the trunk and extremities and lipemia retinalis (orange-yellow retinal vessels) may be seen when the triglyceride levels are >11.3 mmol/L (>1000 mg/dL). Pancreatitis is associated with these high concentrations.

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Loscalzo, Joseph, et al., editors. "ISOLATED HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA." Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 19th ed., McGraw Hill Inc., 2017. harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623445/all/ISOLATED_HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA.
ISOLATED HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, et al, eds. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. 19th ed. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623445/all/ISOLATED_HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA. Accessed April 23, 2019.
ISOLATED HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA. (2017). In Loscalzo, J., Jameson, J. L., Longo, D. L., Hauser, S. L., Fauci, A. S., & Kasper, D. L. (Eds.), Harrison's Manual of Medicine. Available from https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623445/all/ISOLATED_HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA
ISOLATED HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA [Internet]. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, Hauser SL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, editors. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623445/all/ISOLATED_HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA.
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