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AAT AATD alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor alpha-1 related emphysema genetic emphysema hereditary pulmonary emphysema inherited emphysema
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Mutations in the SERPINA1 gene cause alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. The SERPINA1 gene provides instructions for making a protein called alpha-1...
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This condition is inherited in an autosomal codominant pattern. Codominance means that two different versions of the gene may be expressed, and both...
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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency occurs worldwide, but its prevalence varies by population. For example, in Scandinavia this disorder affects 1 in 1...
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The first signs and symptoms of lung disease caused by alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency usually appear between ages 20 and 50. The earliest symptoms...
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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherited disorder that can cause lung disease in adults and liver disease in adults and children.
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These resources address the management of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and may include treatment providers. Gene Review: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin...
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