About the Disease
Hypercholesterolemia, also known as high cholesterol, is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is a chronic disease of the circulatory system. Subtypes include homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia and familial hypercholesterolemia.
Source: National Institutes of Health
ICD-10: E78.00, E78.01, E78.2, E78.41, E78.49, E78.5
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