Low serum alpha 1 antitrypsin in duodenal ulcer--a family study.

@article{Shahid2000LowSA,
  title={Low serum alpha 1 antitrypsin in duodenal ulcer--a family study.},
  author={Abubakar Shahid and Anwar Ali Siddiqui and Sarwar Jehan Zuberi and Taranum Sultana and Muhammad Amin Waqar and Huma Qureshi},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={50 9},
  pages={318-20}
}
Genetic association of a disease is often recognized due to its occurrence in families. Duodenal ulcer like many common diseases has a variable age of onset, expression and familial aggregation . Three lines of evidence support a genetic role: family studies, twin studies and blood group studies. Family aggregation is commonly associated with early onset… CONTINUE READING