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Vol 72, No 3-4 (2004)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22
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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis in woman in menopause on estrogen replacement therapy

Grzegorz Przybylski, Janina Zielińska, Elżbieta Nowakowska, Krystyna Siemiątkowska, Stanisław Pilecki
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2004;72(3-4):117-119.

open access

Vol 72, No 3-4 (2004)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

The case of limphangioleiomiomatosis (LAM) wa presented. Woman (55 years) receiving for several years estrogens with the symptoms of disease (dyspnea, nonproductive cough, chylous pleural fluid)appearedaftermenopause. Suggestive clinical symptoms and chest HRCT scan confirmed clinical diagnosis of LAM. Twoyearsafter discontinuation of estrogen medication her clinical condition and radiological picture of lungs improved.

Abstract

The case of limphangioleiomiomatosis (LAM) wa presented. Woman (55 years) receiving for several years estrogens with the symptoms of disease (dyspnea, nonproductive cough, chylous pleural fluid)appearedaftermenopause. Suggestive clinical symptoms and chest HRCT scan confirmed clinical diagnosis of LAM. Twoyearsafter discontinuation of estrogen medication her clinical condition and radiological picture of lungs improved.
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Keywords

LAM; estrogen replacement therapy

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Title

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis in woman in menopause on estrogen replacement therapy

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 72, No 3-4 (2004)

Pages

117-119

Published online

2008-02-18

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2004;72(3-4):117-119.

Keywords

LAM
estrogen replacement therapy

Authors

Grzegorz Przybylski
Janina Zielińska
Elżbieta Nowakowska
Krystyna Siemiątkowska
Stanisław Pilecki

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