Clinical characterization of familial hypercholesterolemia due to an amish founder mutation in Apolipoprotein B

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) due to a founder variant in Apolipoprotein B (ApoBR3500Q) is reported in 12% of the Pennsylvania Amish community. By studying a cohort of ApoBR3500Q heterozygotes and homozygotes, we aimed to characterize the biochemical and cardiac imaging features in children and young adults with a common genetic background and similar lifestyle.