Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2022 May 10:101667. Epub 2022 May 10.
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, New York University Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA. Electronic address:
Endocrine diseases may be associated with dyslipidaemia and may increase atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk. This chapter describes changes in lipids and lipoproteins in diseases of the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal glands, ovaries, and testes, the mechanisms for these changes, ASCVD risk in these endocrine disorders, and whether treatment of the endocrine disorder improves the lipid profile and reduces ASCVD risk. Acromegaly, GH deficiency, Cushing syndrome, chronic glucocorticoid replacement, hypothyroidism, PCOS and male hypogonadism can increase LDL-C and/or TG. Read More