High HDL Cholesterol (Hyperalphalipoproteinemia) Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 22, 2017
  • Author: Vibhuti N Singh, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Differential Diagnoses

  • CETP deficiency

  • Familial hyperalphalipoproteinemia (HALP)

  • Frequent and vigorous sustained aerobic exercise

  • Heavy alcohol consumption

  • Juvenile corneal opacification

  • LCAT overexpression

  • Longevity syndrome

  • Multiple systemic lipomatosis

  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis (Primary Biliary Cirrhosis)

  • Primary HALP

  • Treatment with fibrates (eg, bezafibrate, clofibrate, fenofibrate, gemfibrozil)

  • Treatment with statins

  • Use of high-dose nicotinic acid

  • Use of oral unopposed estrogens

  • Use of phenytoin