Arcus Senilis in Familial Hypercholesterolemia

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Arcus senilis can be a sign of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

Read more about arcus senilis and familial hypercholesterolemia in context:

Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine: Chapter 135. Xanthomatoses and Lipoprotein Diesorders > Familial Disorders in Which Xanthomas are More Likely to Occur

Read more about arcus senilis and familial hypercholesterolemia: 

Vaughan and Asbury's General Ophthalmology: Chapter 6. Cornea > Arcus Senilis

Clinical Genomics: Practical Applications in Adult Patient Care Chapter 15. Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2019: Chapter 40. Genetic and Genomic Disorders > Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Melanie Allison, DNP, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

Executive Manager, Education & Learning, McGraw-Hill

Melanie Allison is the Executive Manager of Education & Learning with McGraw Hill. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from The Johns Hopkins University. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, specializing as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), from Vanderbilt University. Melanie has more than 20 years of experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner in adult cardiology and advanced lipid management. She is a part-time faculty member at a top school of nursing where she has taught for more than 16 years.