Apolipoprotein C 2I deficiency


A rare inherited condition where a deficiency of apolipoprotein C-II impairs lipoprotein metabolism and results in a build up of chylomicrons and VLDL.


  • Increased VLDL in blood plasma
  • Accumulation of chylomicrons in blood plasma
  • Pancreatitis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anemia
  • Elevated fasting plasma triglycerides
  • High cholesterol VLDL
  • Low cholesterol LDL
  • Low cholesterol HDL
  • Reduced apolipoprotein A-1 level