Question: Adoptive Parents Bring Their Child, A 6 Year Old Male, To Their Primary Care Doctor With Complaints Of Abdominal Pain, Loss Of Appetite, And Vomiting. All The Normal Labs Came Back Negative, But The Physician Noted High Levels Of Triglycerides In The Patients Blood And Small Xanthomas Were Noticed During The Exam. The Parents Have No Medical History …

Question: Adoptive Parents Bring Their Child, A 6 Year Old Male, To Their Primary Care Doctor With Complaints Of Abdominal Pain, Loss Of Appetite, And Vomiting. All The Normal Labs Came Back Negative, But The Physician Noted High Levels Of Triglycerides In The Patients Blood And Small Xanthomas Were Noticed During The Exam. The Parents Have No Medical History …

Adoptive parents bring their child, a 6 year old male, to theirprimary care doctor with complaints of abdominal pain, loss ofappetite, and vomiting. All the normal labs came back negative, butthe physician noted high levels of triglycerides in the patientsblood and small xanthomas were noticed during the exam. The parentshave no medical history for the child as he was an anonymousabandonment. What is your diagnosis? How would you treat thiswithout prescribing medication? (Hint: this is a rare disorder)