Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
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The patient was a 24 year old female with progressive shortness of breath. Her past medical history was remarkable for seizures and mental retardation. She had bilateral pneumothoraces treated by sclerotherapy in the past.
Clinical Physical Exam:
Adenoma sebaceum were present on the patient's skin.
Clinical Differential Diagnosis:
A chest film showed bilateral interstitial infiltrates, more prominent in the bases. A chest CT exam better delineated these findings.
Images 2 , 3 and 4
Imaging Differential Diagnosis:
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Histiocytosis X
Follow-up and Prognosis:
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