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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

"Lymphangioleiomyomatosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lymphangioleiomyomatosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lymphangioleiomyomatosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 92 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2014
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