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Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Screening

Release Date: July 2016

Recommendation Summary

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Children and adolescents 20 years or younger

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents 20 years or younger.

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To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, click here.

To read the evidence summary on Familial Hypercholesterolemia in JAMA, click here.

To read the evidence summary on Multifactorial Dyslipidemia in JAMA, click here.

 
Current as of: August 2016

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/lipid-disorders-in-children-screening1

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