Expert Video - What causes Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS)?
Physicians discuss the underlying cause of Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS). When you have FCS, the enzyme lipoprotein lipase (LPL) doesn’t work correctly and chylomicrons build up to very high levels in the blood, which can lead to diseases such as pancreatitis.
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