Case 44

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 26-year-old woman complained of acute shortness of breath on exercise. A CT of the chest was performed (Images 1a–c).


Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Ground Glass Opacity Bilateral Pleural Effusion Lymphatic Obstruction Thin Walled Cyst 
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Further Reading

  1. Avila N, Dwyer A, Rabel J, et al. (2007) Sporadic Lymphangio­leiomyomatosis and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: Comparison of CT Features. Radiology: 242:1;277–85PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Pullisa E, Sanz P, Roman A et al (2002) Lymphangioleiomyo­matosis: Pulmonary and abdominal findings with pathologic correlation. Radiographics 22:S185-S198Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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