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Women are at more risk of developing Lymphangioleiomyomatosis. More than 70 percent of women who develop LAM are between the ages of 20 and 40 when they begin to have symptoms.
LAM, or lymphangioleiomyomatosis (lim-FAN-je-o-LI-o-MI-o-ma-TO-sis), is a rare lung disease. It mostly affects women in their mid-thirties and forties.
The most common signs and symptoms are shortness of breath, Chest pain, Frequent cough, Wheezing.
To diagnose LAM (Lymphangioleiomyomatosis), you usually will have tests to show how well your lungs are working and what your lung tissue looks like.
Most treatments for LAM (Lymphangioleiomyomatosis) are aimed at easing symptoms and preventing complications.