The Quizzes about Endocrinology disease – Part 3 (20 test)

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A 62-year-old man is seen in the office. Routine blood testing reveals elevated LDL cholesterol. Which of the following is the most likely cause for the elevated LDL?

In Western societies, most dyslipidemias are secondary. The most common predisposing cause is diet, and the second common is DM. Hypothyroidism, renal disease, alcoholism, and anorexia nervosa are also associated with secondary dyslipidemias. Many drugs (e.g., estrogen, glucocorticoids) can also cause secondary dyslipidemias.

The Quizzes about Endocrinology disease – Part 3 (20 test)
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