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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).

Year introduced: 2006 (1994)

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Tree Number(s): C04.557.375.460.465, C04.557.450.692.500, C15.604.515.562.465, C20.683.515.710.465

MeSH Unique ID: D018192

Entry Terms:

  • Lymphangioleiomyomatoses
  • Lymphangiomyomatosis
  • Lymphangiomyomatoses

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