Therapy of dyslipidaemia in patient with muscular dystrophy: case report


Authors: Ľubica Cibičková;  David Karásek
Authors‘ workplace: III. interní klinika – nefrologická, revmatologická a endokrinologická LF UP a FN Olomouc
Published in: AtheroRev 2019; 4(1): 35-37
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Overview

We present a case report of a patient with muscular dystrophy and mixed dyslipidemia. He had a history of myocardial infarction and was indicated for therapy of dyslipidemia in secondary prevention. Statins were contraindicated due to pronounced elevation of creatinkinase. He did not reach goal of LDL-cholesterol level even on combined therapy with ezetimibe and fenofibrate. That is why we have decided for therapy with PCSK9 inhibitor, which was very well tolerated and helped to reach demanded LDL-cholesterol decrease.

Keywords:

mixed dyslipidemia – muscular dystrophy – PCSK9 inhibitors


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