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5 Facts you should know about

COPA syndrome

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An autoimmune disorder defined by diffuse parenchymal lung disease and arthritis

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Symptoms usually appear in childhood during the first or second decade of life

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Most patients experience interstitial lung disease

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About half of individuals with COPA syndrome experience bleeding from the alveoli

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COPA syndrome is caused by mutations in the coatomer subunit alpha gene (COPA)

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