How is Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS) diagnosed?
Physicians discuss how they diagnose Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS), including the use of genetic tests, blood tests, assessing signs and symptoms, and measuring a patient’s response to certain medications that lower triglyceride levels. Patients with FCS will have little or no response to these medications because their enzyme lipoprotein lipase (LPL) is missing or doesn’t work correctly.
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