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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis


Other Names for this Disease
  • LAM
  • Lymphangio-myomatosis
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Testing

  • The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the genetic tests for this condition. The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.
  • The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance provides information about a new diagnostic test for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). This test measures vascular endothelial growth factor D (VEGF-D), which is known to be elevated in the blood of people with LAM, including those with tuberous sclerosis.