Case report: lymphangiomyomatosis with spontaneous peritoneal rupture

Br J Radiol. 1994 Jun;67(798):605-8. doi: 10.1259/0007-1285-67-798-605.


Radiological appearances of pulmonary and retroperitoneal lymphangiomyomatosis in a 47-year-old Chinese woman are described. Onset of abdominal symptoms and development of ascites heralded spontaneous rupture of retroperitoneal lymphangiomyomatosis, which is illustrated on computed tomography.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Ascites / diagnostic imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung / diagnostic imaging*
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis / diagnostic imaging*
  • Middle Aged
  • Peritoneal Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Radiography, Abdominal*
  • Rupture, Spontaneous
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed