Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Case contributed by Dr David Pryde

Presentation

Young adult female presents with progressive breathlessness.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female
CT

The scout view shows hyperinflated lungs with coarse thickened reticular markings.

On lung windows there are numerous thin-walled cysts involving the entire lung bilaterally.

Prominent abdominal lymphadenopathy in the left iliac region with cystic areas.

Case Discussion

Typical pulmonary findings of lymphangioleiomyomatosis in a young female patient.

Intra-abdominal (left iliac) lymphadenopathy with cystic components compatible with lymphatic involvement.

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