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Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identifification and management

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Last updated:3rd Oct 2019
Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identification and management - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

This guideline covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a specific type of high cholesterol that runs in the family, in children, young people and adults. It aims to help identify people at increased risk of coronary heart disease as a result of having FH.

In October 2019, we changed the first recommendation on case finding and diagnosis to be clearer about when to suspect familial hypercholesterolaemia.


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