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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AAT deficiency) is an inherited condition that raises your risk for lung and liver disease. Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) is a protein that protects the lungs. The liver makes it. If the AAT proteins aren't the right shape, they get stuck in the liver cells and can't reach the lungs.

Symptoms of AAT deficiency include

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  1. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (National Library of Medicine)  
    Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AAT deficiency) is an inherited condition that raises your risk for lung and liver disease. Alpha- ...
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  3. Learning about Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD) From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    ... genetic terms used on this page Learning About Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD) What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency? What ... Top of page What are the symptoms of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD)? AATD can present as lung disease in ...
  4. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (American Liver Foundation)  
    ... Liver > Liver Disease Information > Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Explore this section to learn more about alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, including a description of the disorder and how ...
  5. How Can Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Be Prevented? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. How Can Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Be Prevented? You can't prevent alpha-1 ... lungs. (For more information, go to "How Is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Treated?" ) Rate This Content: Next >> October 11, 2011 ...
  6. Who Is at Risk for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... NHLBI on Twitter. Who Is at Risk for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency occurs in all ... substances. Rate This Content: Next >> October 11, 2011 Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinical Trials Clinical trials are research studies that ...
  7. What Causes Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. What Causes Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is an inherited ... deficiency. Rate This Content: Next >> October 11, 2011 Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinical Trials Clinical trials are research studies that ...
  8. How Is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Diagnosed? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. How Is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Diagnosed? Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency usually is ... is. Rate This Content: Next >> October 11, 2011 Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinical Trials Clinical trials are research studies that ...
  9. How Is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Treated? (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. How Is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Treated? Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency has no ... deficiency. Rate This Content: Next >> October 11, 2011 Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinical Trials Clinical trials are research studies that ...
  10. What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... Twitter. What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? The first lung-related symptoms of alpha-1 ... medicines. Rate This Content: Next >> October 11, 2011 Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinical Trials Clinical trials are research studies that ...
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