Jan Siwiec

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INTRODUCTION An increase in the number of asthma patients which has recently been observed depends on their place of residence and their occupation. This suggests that both external factors and genetic predispositions affect the development of the disease. The contact with bacterial lypopolysaccharide (LPS) may suppress the development of asthma among rural(More)
Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare disease of an unknown cause affecting women of reproductive age and characterised by smooth muscle proliferation along lung lymphatic channels. Pneumothorax develops in up to 80% of patients with LAM and may be the presenting manifestation of the disease. Pneumothorax also precedes or complicates the(More)
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