Frequency and Significance of Phenotypes for α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency in Type 1 Autoimmune Hepatitis

@article{Czaja1998FrequencyAS,
  title={Frequency and Significance of Phenotypes for α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency in Type 1 Autoimmune Hepatitis},
  author={Albert J Czaja},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={43},
  pages={1725-1731}
}
To evaluate the frequency and significance ofα1-antitrypsin deficiency in type 1autoimmune hepatitis, 181 Caucasian patients wereassessed for variant phenotypes. Three hundred threeCaucasian patients with various other chronic liver diseases weresimilarly evaluated. Twentyone of the 181 patients (12%)had heterozygous deficiencies, including the MS (6%) andMZ (6%) phenotypes. These patients were indistinguishable from those with normalphenotypes. Immediate outcomes after corticosteroidtherapy… CONTINUE READING
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