Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency - Risk Factors

AAT deficiency can affect people of any race or ethnicity. However, the condition occurs most often in white people of European backgrounds. If you have first-degree relatives (siblings, parents, or children) with AAT deficiency, you are at a higher risk for the condition. Even so, it does not mean that you will develop one of the diseases related to the condition.

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  • Syndication ID: 18962
  • Language: English
  • Source: NIH Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLB)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 08:54 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Saturday, January 09, 2021 at 01:07 AM


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