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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • AAT deficiency
  • A1AT deficiency
  • AATD
  • Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
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Your Questions Answered


4 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • I have been recently diagnosed with the alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency gene along with my brother. He found out he had it and told the family we should get checked because it's inherited. I'm level 25 and he is level 30. My question is what is the treatment process for the disease? My brother and I are almost 60 but our kids are still young. What would the process be for them? Click here for answer

  • My birth mother's maternal half-sister died from this disease. What are the chances of me or one of my six children having this genetic disorder? Click here for answer

  • I think I may have alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. How is it diagnosed? Who should I talk to? Click here for answer

  • What are the chances of having alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency and panniculitis? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • AAT deficiency
  • A1AT deficiency
  • AATD
  • Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.