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What is Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) ?

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare disease that occurs only in women. LAM predominantly affects the lungs, where it causes excessive growth of smooth muscle cells which progressively destroy lung tissue and erode lung function. 

Source: LAM Foundation

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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis in Cyprus

by Pieridou39 published 3 months ago
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On 27/3/2012 I was working and I didn't feel very well. In the night when I went home I couldn't breath, I was having dyspnea. On 28/3/2012 it was ...

Heike

by RareConnect team published 4 months ago
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At this time my daughter was 12 years old and I was a single mother working full time as a teacher of nursing. In the following months my fears for...

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