Comprehensive evaluation of 35 patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

@article{Chu1999ComprehensiveEO,
  title={Comprehensive evaluation of 35 patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis.},
  author={Shan C Chu and Koji Horiba and Jiro Usuki and Nilo A. Avila and C C Chen and William D Travis and V{\'i}ctor J. Ferrans and Joel Moss},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1999},
  volume={115 4},
  pages={1041-52}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate comprehensively the characteristics of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), with emphasis on the application of imaging and immunohistochemical methods. DESIGN Prospective study. PATIENTS Thirty-five female subjects with LAM. SETTING Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health. INTERVENTIONS BAL, pulmonary function test, ventilation/perfusion lung scans, CT of the chest and abdomen, ultrasonography of abdomen, and immunohistochemical study of lung biopsy specimens… CONTINUE READING