Lymphangiomyomatosis

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[edit] Discussion

  • Abnormal proliferation of smooth muscle cells
  • Occurs only in women, usually of child-bearing age

[edit] Imaging Findings

[edit] Plain film

  • Fine reticular or reticulonodular interstitial infiltrate with normal or increased lung volumes
  • Honeycombing - More advanced disease
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pneumothoraces

[edit] CT

[edit] Images

Patient #1: Shortness of breath: CT images of a patient with LAM

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