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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 86-88

Recurrent pneumothorax in a young female with pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis: A case report and overview of literature


Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Vishakha V Jain
Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, Wardha - 442 102, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.130336

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Lymphangiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare cystic interstitial lung disease that exclusively affects women of child bearing age and is associated with vascular proliferation of smooth muscle cells in the lung. We report a case of young female with pulmonary LAM presenting with recurrent pneumothorax.


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