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This information was reviewed and approved by Gregory P. Downey, MD, FRCPC (2/1/2023).

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare lung disease that can be associated with other health conditions including:

  • Chest pain
  • Chronic cough
  • Collapsed lung (pneumothorax)
  • Coughing up blood (hemoptysis)
  • Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
  • Fluid around the lungs (pleural effusion)
  • Fluid in the lung cavity (chylothorax)
  • Kidney tumors
  • Lung cysts
  • Lung transplantation
  • Lymphangioleiomyoma cysts

Keep track of symptoms that you experience and talk with your pulmonologist about them.

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