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Features of Pediatric Liver Disease Associated with PI*ZZ Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Gastroenterology

Objective:

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Description:

Children with the PI*ZZ genotype of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency may develop liver disease than can progress to cirrhosis. The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and European Respiratory Society (ERS) have listed clinical indications for alpha-1 antitrypsin testing in pediatric patients.

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