It is feasible that the major title of the record Lymphangioleiomyomatosis is not the name you anticipated. Kindly check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and also disorder community(s) covered by this record.


  • LAM
  • Lymphangioleimyomatosis
  • Lymphangioleiomatosis
  • Pulmonary Lymphangiomyomatosis
  • Sporadic Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Disorder Neighborhoods

  • None

General Conversation
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare dynamic multisystem disorder that mostly impacts ladies of childbearing age. It takes place in ladies who have tuberous sclerosis, and also in women that do not have a heritable genetic disorder. LAM is identified by the spread as well as uncontrolled growth (spreading) of specialized cells (smooth muscle-like LAM cells) in certain organs of the physical body, specifically the lungs, kidney as well as lymphatics. Usual signs connected with LAM consist of coughing and/or trouble breathing (dyspnea), particularly complying with durations of workout or exertion. Influenced people might also experience issues including collapse of a lung or liquid accumulation around the lungs (pleural effusion). The disorder is progressive and also, sometimes, may cause chronic respiratory failure.

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