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Descriptor English:   Lymphangioleiomyomatosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Linfangioleiomiomatosis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Linfangioleiomiomatose 
Synonyms English:   Lymphangioleiomyomatoses
Lymphangiomyomatoses
Lymphangiomyomatosis  
Tree Number:   C04.557.375.460.465
C04.557.450.692.500
C15.604.515.562.465
C20.683.515.710.465
Definition English:   A disease characterized by the progressive invasion of SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS into the LYMPHATIC VESSELS, and the BLOOD VESSELS. The majority of the cases occur in the LUNGS of women of child-bearing age, eventually blocking the flow of air, blood, and lymph. The common symptom is shortness of breath (DYSPNEA). 
Indexing Annotation English:   differentiate from LYMPHANGIOMYOMA; coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm terms (IM) if relevant
History Note English:   2006 (1994) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   31329 
Unique Identifier:   D018192 

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