Lipid disorders usually do not cause symptoms.
In extreme cases, the following signs or symptoms may be found by medical history or physical exam:
Hypercholesterolemia. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T114250/Hypercholesterolemia. Updated December 19, 2016. Accessed March 13, 2017.
Hypertriglyceridemia. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T115419/Hypertriglyceridemia. Updated February 2, 2017. Accessed March 13, 2017.
Symptoms, diagnosis, and monitoring of high cholesterol. American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/SymptomsDiagnosisMonitoringofHighCholesterol/Symptoms-Diagnosis-Monitoring-of-High-Cholesterol_UCM_001214_Article.jsp#.VxfpTU2FMdU. Updated August 22, 2016. Accessed March 13, 2017.
What are the signs and symptoms of high blood cholesterol? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbc/signs. Accessed March 22, 2017.
Last reviewed March 2017 by Marcin Chwistek, MD Last Updated: 3/15/2015