It is possible that the primary title of the report Lymphangioleiomyomatosis is not the name you expected. Please check the basic synonyms listing to locate the alternative name(s) as well as problem community(s) covered by this record.

Basic synonyms

  • LAM
  • Lymphangioleimyomatosis
  • Lymphangioleiomatosis
  • Pulmonary Lymphangiomyomatosis
  • Occasional Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Condition Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is an unusual dynamic multisystem condition that mostly impacts females of childbearing age. It occurs in ladies who have tuberous sclerosis, and in ladies that do not have a heritable genetic disorder. LAM is identified by the spread and also uncontrolled development (proliferation) of specialized cells (smooth muscle-like LAM cells) in specific body organs of the body, especially the lungs, kidney as well as lymphatics. Common signs and symptoms related to LAM consist of coughing and/or trouble breathing (dyspnea), particularly adhering to periods of workout or exertion. Impacted people might likewise experience issues including collapse of a lung or fluid buildup around the lungs (pleural effusion). The problem is dynamic and also, in many cases, may cause chronic respiratory system failure.

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