Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis--a silent killer?


Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare disorder presenting with remarkable features like recurrent pneumothorax or chylothorax, usually in young women. We report a case of sporadic LAM who presented with nothing but recent onset exertional dyspnoea and it was this unobtrusive presentation that led to delay in diagnosis.

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@article{Chakrabarti2012PulmonaryLS, title={Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis--a silent killer?}, author={Nandini Chakrabarti and Manish K Saha and Bhaskar Basu}, journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India}, year={2012}, volume={60}, pages={51-3} }