• Reviewed on 6/12
    By Dr. Sandhaus

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: Inherited Liver Disease


  • Symptoms that can appear in the first several weeks after birth (newborn period) include jaundice (yellowing of skin), abdominal swelling, and/or poor feeding.
  • Symptoms that can appear in late childhood or adulthood include: fatigue, poor appetite, jaundice, abdominal pain or swelling, and/or confusion.


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