Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is a lack of a liver protein that blocks the destructive effects of certain enzymes. The condition may lead to emphysema and liver disease.
by Brenda A. Kuper, M.D.
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