Living with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: An Anesthesiologist's Experience.

  title={Living with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: An Anesthesiologist's Experience.},
  author={Lyndsay M. Hoy},
  volume={124 1},
1 XXX 2015 LLymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare, under-diagnosed, progressive lung disease caused by uncontrolled smooth muscle cell proliferation. It results in pulmonary cyst formation, small airway obstruction, and eventual respiratory failure. LAM mostly affects women of childbearing age. There is no known cure. I am a current anesthesia resident at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. I was diagnosed with LAM less than two years ago, at the onset of my training. I would… 

Women's experiences of living with a rare disease, lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM): A life history study

This document aims to provide a chronology of the events leading to and following the publication of the Declaration of the United States of America.


Lymphangioleiomyomatosis - a wolf in sheep's clothing.

The smooth muscle cell that metastasizes, infiltrates, and destroys the lung in LAM arises from an unknown source and has an innocent histological appearance, with little evidence of proliferation.