Buerger-gruetz syndrome belongs to the Hyperlipidemia disorder, characterized by the build-up of too much lipid (chylomicrons and triglycerides) in the blood, leading to recurrent abdominal pain and hepatosplenomegaly.
- The condition usually affects the patient in their infancy stage, which shows non-specific symptoms such as irritability, fever, lower Gastrointestinal bleeding, diarrhea, vomiting, or nausea.
- Even though the syndrome is quite normal, it could ultimately lead to severe health problems, when left untreated for a long time.
The risk factors that contribute to the condition are,
- Genetics – Heredity factors such as having a family history of high blood cholesterol levels could be the primary cause of Buerger-gruetz.
- Age – The chance of developing the conditions increases with age.
- Other diseases – Individuals who are affected by diabetes, kidney disease, PCOS, or hypothyroidism have a higher risk of the condition.
- Hypothyroidism – people who are diagnosed with the low secretion of thyroid also get induced to develop the Buerger-gruetz syndrome.
- Smoking and Alcohol – Like many other diseases, drinking too much alcohol and frequent smoking will induce the onset of the syndrome.
- Obesity – Being obese or overweight will not only holds a higher chance for diabetes development but also Buerger-gruetz syndrome.
- Poor dietary choices – Consuming foods that are rich in saturated or trans fats instead of healthy proteins and fats will increase your chance of developing the condition.
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