Name a cause of pseudohypertriglyceridaemia?
Glycerol. Coulson L et al. reported a recent case of severe glycerol intoxication resulting in a profoundly elevated osmolar gap, marked pesudohypertriglyceridaemia and status epilepticus. The most commonly used triglyceride assays measure glycerol.
Coulson L et al. Severe glycerol intoxication mimicking toxic alcohol ingestion following large volume consumption of vanilla essence. Clin Tox. Published online 31 August 2022.