Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (cont.)

Where can I find information about treatment for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency?

These resources address the management of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and may include treatment providers.

What other names do people use for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency?

  • AAT
  • AATD
  • alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor
  • alpha-1 related emphysema
  • genetic emphysema
  • hereditary pulmonary emphysema
  • inherited emphysema

Medically reviewed by Edward Spence, MD; American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Medical Genetics with subspecialties in Clinical Genetics, Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics

Last update: 10/28/2008

SOURCE: Genetics Home Reference, U.S. National Library of Medicine


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/1/2014

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