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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Ramphal, Paul S.; Shah, Dipak J.; Mitchell, Derek I. G.; Wynter-Daley, J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Article Title
A Case of Pulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
52
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
250-252
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
A case of pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis (PLAM) occurring in a 48-year-old Jamaican female is presented. The clinical, radiological, and pathological findings are typical of this rare condition, and serve to emphasise the need for a high index of suspicion in order to make the diagnosis and commence therapy early in the course of the disease. The outlook for patients with PLAM continues to be poor.....
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