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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Miller RJM - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

History: 47 y/o non-smoking female with progressive dyspnea and cough for three years.

Findings: Increased interstitial markings Normal or slightly increased lung volume "Mass" in aortico-pulmonary window

Ddx: DDx of Interstitial Pattern with normal to increased lung volumes -- 1. COPD 2. Langerhans cell histiocytosis 3. Pulmonary Tuberous sclerosis 4. Sarcoidosis 5. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Dxhow: Open Lung Biopsy

Exam: Pt is Tachypnic with RR of 30 Diffuse Crackles in lungs bilaterally Clubbing noted in fingers

No MeSH data available.


Supine Image: Multiple thin walled "cysts" are seen throughout lung fields - that can’t truly be appreciated on CXR.  These "cysts" represent destruction and reorganization of the alveoli into larger air-spaces.
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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Miller RJM - MedPix (2006)

Supine Image: Multiple thin walled "cysts" are seen throughout lung fields - that can’t truly be appreciated on CXR.  These "cysts" represent destruction and reorganization of the alveoli into larger air-spaces.
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MPX1339_synpic30998: Supine Image: Multiple thin walled "cysts" are seen throughout lung fields - that can’t truly be appreciated on CXR. These "cysts" represent destruction and reorganization of the alveoli into larger air-spaces.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

History: 47 y/o non-smoking female with progressive dyspnea and cough for three years.

Findings: Increased interstitial markings Normal or slightly increased lung volume "Mass" in aortico-pulmonary window

Ddx: DDx of Interstitial Pattern with normal to increased lung volumes -- 1. COPD 2. Langerhans cell histiocytosis 3. Pulmonary Tuberous sclerosis 4. Sarcoidosis 5. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Dxhow: Open Lung Biopsy

Exam: Pt is Tachypnic with RR of 30 Diffuse Crackles in lungs bilaterally Clubbing noted in fingers

No MeSH data available.