Quiz: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is a hereditary disorder in which lack or low levels of the enzyme alpha-1 antitrypsin damages the lungs and liver. About 10 to 20% of individuals with this deficiency first develop symptoms in infancy. Which of the following is most often the first symptom that occurs in infants?

  • A.


  • B.

    Difficulty breathing

  • C.

    Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes)

  • D.


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