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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherited disorder that may cause liver and lung disease in adults. Signs and symptoms include shortness of breath, wheezing, weight loss, respiratory infections, fatigue, vision abnormalities. Advanced lung disease from alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency include emphysema. Liver damage from alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency causes a swollen abdomen, swollen legs or feet, and jaundice.

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Terms related to Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency:

  • AAT
  • AATD
  • Alpha-1 Proteinase Inhibitor
  • Alpha-1 Related Emphysema
  • Antitrypsin
  • Emphysema, Inherited
  • Genetic Emphysema
  • Hereditary Pulmonary Emphysema
  • Inherited Emphysema

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