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Pelvic lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Atypical precursor to pulmonary disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7924509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 22-year-old woman presented with left pelvic pain and mass. Ultrasonography confirmed a multilocular left adnexal mass containing cysts of varying sizes. The patient had no pulmonary symptoms at the time of presentation. The mass was surgically excised and pathologic diagnosis of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) was made. Subsequently, she developed hemoptysis and pleural effusion. High-resolution computed tomography of the chest showed findings consistent with LAM. Early diagnosis and treatment for LAM was possible in this atypical case.
Authors:
J C Ernst; R Sohaey; J M Cary
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  106     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-11-04     Completed Date:  1994-11-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1267-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
University of Washington School of Medicine.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Hemoptysis / etiology*
Humans
Laparotomy
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Medroxyprogesterone / therapeutic use
Pelvic Pain / etiology*
Pleural Effusion, Malignant / etiology*
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
520-85-4/Medroxyprogesterone

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