Ramphal, Paul S.; Shah, Dipak J.; Mitchell, Derek I. G.; Wynter-Daley, J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
A Case of Pulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
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.....