Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 86--88

Recurrent pneumothorax in a young female with pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis: A case report and overview of literature


Vishakha V Jain, OP Gupta, Sumedh Jajoo, Benjamin Khiangate 
 Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Vishakha V Jain
Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, Wardha - 442 102, Maharashtra
India

Lymphangiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare cystic interstitial lung disease that exclusively affects women of child bearing age and is associated with vascular proliferation of smooth muscle cells in the lung. We report a case of young female with pulmonary LAM presenting with recurrent pneumothorax.


How to cite this article:
Jain VV, Gupta O P, Jajoo S, Khiangate B. Recurrent pneumothorax in a young female with pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis: A case report and overview of literature.J Family Med Prim Care 2014;3:86-88


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Jain VV, Gupta O P, Jajoo S, Khiangate B. Recurrent pneumothorax in a young female with pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis: A case report and overview of literature. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2014 [cited 2021 Apr 16 ];3:86-88
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