It is possible that the primary title of the record Lymphangioleiomyomatosis is not the name you anticipated. Kindly examine the basic synonyms providing to discover the alternate name(s) and condition community(s) covered by this record.


  • LAM
  • Lymphangioleimyomatosis
  • Lymphangioleiomatosis
  • Pulmonary Lymphangiomyomatosis
  • Erratic Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Disorder Class

  • None

General Discussion
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is an unusual modern multisystem disorder that mainly affects ladies of childbearing age. It occurs in ladies that have tuberous sclerosis, and also in females that do not have a heritable congenital disease. LAM is identified by the spread as well as uncontrolled development (proliferation) of specialized cells (smooth muscle-like LAM cells) in particular organs of the body, especially the lungs, kidney as well as lymphatics. Usual symptoms related to LAM include coughing and/or problem breathing (dyspnea), specifically complying with durations of exercise or exertion. Affected people might likewise experience issues including collapse of a lung or liquid accumulation around the lungs (pleural effusion). The problem is dynamic and also, sometimes, may cause persistent respiratory system failing.

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