A Definition Of Alpha1-antitrypsin Deficiency
Source: Adapted from the National Institutes of Health

What does the term “alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency” mean? The term “alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency” refers to congenital lack of an enzyme that leads to cirrhosis of the liver and obstructive lung disease. To find out more about this term, please search the news section of this website for related articles and information.