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Obstructive pattern in spirometry is seen in



A alpha 1 anti trypsin deficiency

B kyphoscoliosis

C pneumonia

D phrenic nerve injury

Ans. A alpha 1 anti trypsin deficiency

1. Emphysema is a disease of the lung tissue caused by destruction of structures feeding the alveoli, in some cases owing to the consequences of alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency.

2. It leads to decrease in FEV1% which is the most important parameter for obstructive lung diseases.

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