Blocking Agent Deficiency (A1at Deficiency)
Alpha-1 antitrypsin (a1at) deficiency is a condition in which the body does not make enough of a protein that protects the lungs and liver from damage. The condition can lead to emphysema and liver disease (cirrhosis)
Chronic cough., Emphysema., Copd., Liver failure., Hepatitis., Hepatomegaly (enlarged liver), jaundice., Cirrhosis.
Aat deficiency is a genetic disorder in which abnormally low levels of the protein aat allow certain enzymes to attack healthy tissues, especially the lungs.