Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM): progress and current challenges.

  title={Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM): progress and current challenges.},
  author={Elena A Goncharova and Vera P Krymskaya},
  journal={Journal of cellular biochemistry},
  volume={103 2},
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease, is characterized by the progressive proliferation, migration, and differentiation of smooth muscle (SM)-like LAM cells, which lead to the cystic destruction of the lung parenchyma, obstruction of airways and lymphatics, and loss of pulmonary function. LAM is a disease predominantly affecting women and is… CONTINUE READING