Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is a genetic (inherited) condition that may result in chronic lung and/or liver disease. This resource provides an overview of the condition in addition to the following topic areas:
- What is alpha-1 antitrypsin
- What is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
- How are the lungs and liver affected?
- What is emphysema
- How did I inherit this deficiency?
- Is there treatment available?