[Alpha 1-protease inhibitor deficiency. Diagnosis, follow-up and therapy options].

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DEFINITION Alpha-1 antitrypsin (alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor) deficiency is characterized by a marked reduction of alpha-1 antitrypsin, the major antiprotease in man. PREVALENCE Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is one of the most common hereditary diseases in Caucasians of European descent. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is the underlying disorder in… (More)

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@article{Koehnlein1999Alpha1I, title={[Alpha 1-protease inhibitor deficiency. Diagnosis, follow-up and therapy options].}, author={Thomas Koehnlein and H. Klein and Tessa Welte}, journal={Medizinische Klinik}, year={1999}, volume={94 7}, pages={371-6} }