A Case Of Metabolic Syndrome

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Khatoon, Rabia ; Sinnathuray, AR (2006)
  • Publisher: Academy of Family Physician of Malaysia
  • Journal: Malaysian Family Physician (issn: 1985-207X, eissn: 1985-2274)
  • Subject: metabolic syndrome | cardiovascular disease | R | management | diagnosis | Case Report | Medicine

This case report illustrates a 40-year-old woman who presented with chest discomfort that was subsequently diagnosed to have metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a common condition associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. As primary care providers, we should be detect this condition early, intervene and prevent appropriately before complications occur.
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