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Title: Lymphangiomyomatosis: Radiological and measured lung function deterioration after contrast-enhanced computed tomography
Authors: Teo, M.S.K
Tan, L.K.A 
Lim, T.K. 
Keywords: Complications
Contrast medium
Lymphangiomyomatosis
Tuberous sclerosis
Issue Date: 1999
Source: Teo, M.S.K, Tan, L.K.A, Lim, T.K. (1999). Lymphangiomyomatosis: Radiological and measured lung function deterioration after contrast-enhanced computed tomography. Australasian Radiology 43 (2) : 249-252. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1440-1673.1999.00642.x
Abstract: Pulmonary lymphangiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare disease of unknown aetiology which occurs exclusively in women, usually of reproductive age. The findings on CT and high-resolution CT (HRCT) are well described and characteristic, and in a young woman they are virtually pathognomonic. A case of symptomatic, radiological and measured lung function deterioration following contrast-enhanced CT in a patient with LAM are reported here. These observations, to the authors' knowledge, have never been reported before. The authors attempt to explain these observations based on the known pathology of LAM.
Source Title: Australasian Radiology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131183
ISSN: 00048461
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-1673.1999.00642.x
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