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What are the symptoms of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Early emphysema
Lung and liver are the target organs in Alpha 1 at deficiency.
Children may develop liver disease like cirrhosis. The commonest symptoms are due to early development of emphysema, e.g., shortness of breath, barrel chest, and later heart failure.

In brief: Early emphysema
Lung and liver are the target organs in Alpha 1 at deficiency.
Children may develop liver disease like cirrhosis. The commonest symptoms are due to early development of emphysema, e.g., shortness of breath, barrel chest, and later heart failure.
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