Frontiers of Medicine

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    2019, Vol.13  No.2

    Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare chronic and progressive cystic lung disease in women. Typically, on CT scan of the chest, diffuse thin-walled loofah sac-like cysts are shown. Slowly progressive dyspnea, pneumothorax, chylothorax, or renal angiomyolipomas are the main manifestations of LAM. LAM can be sporadic or associated with tuberous sclerosis complex. Pulmonary hypertension is a major complication in advanced stage of LAM, indicating poor prog [Detail] ...

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