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Can men be affected by lymphangioleiomyomatosis?

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can affect men; however, it is extremely rare. Although it is unknown how a person acquires LAM, LAM is believed to be related to estrogen. This hormone is much more abundant in women than in men.

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