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Anyone with an alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency with liver problems?
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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
People with the zz phenotype for alpha1antitrypsin can develop early emphysema, as well as liver disease.
Although rare, some of the heterozygotes, e.g. Those with the mz phenotype may also develop lung disease and or liver disease. Go to www.Alphaone.Org.

In brief: Yes
People with the zz phenotype for alpha1antitrypsin can develop early emphysema, as well as liver disease.
Although rare, some of the heterozygotes, e.g. Those with the mz phenotype may also develop lung disease and or liver disease. Go to www.Alphaone.Org.
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