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Atherogenic Dyslipidemia

The table below summarizes the abnormalities associated with dyslipidemia, which can lead to atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease.

Abnormal Lipid or Lipoprotein

Variation from Normal Levels

High density lipoprotein (HDL)


Low density lipoprotein (LDL)

(Small dense LDL molcules)

Very low density lipoprotein (VLDL)