Lipid disorders do not cause symptoms. However people with a certain type, or those with very high cholesterol may have:
Yellowish nodules around tendons and joints such as elbows, hands, or feet
Raised yellowish patches above the eyelid
White arcs around the cornea of the eye
Dyslipidemia. Merck Manual Professional Version website. Available at: https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/endocrine-and-metabolic-disorders/lipid-disorders/dyslipidemia. Updated March 2018. Accessed May 24, 2019.
How to get your cholesterol tested. American Heart Association website. Available at: https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/how-to-get-your-cholesterol-tested. Accessed May 24, 2019.
Last reviewed March 2019 by
EBSCO Medical Review Board Marcin Chwistek, MD
Last Updated: 5/24/2019
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