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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with or without angiomyolipoma

From: Natural history of angiomyolipoma in lymphangioleiomyomatosis: implications for screening and surveillance

  Sporadic-LAM TSC-LAM
Angiomyolipoma  
Present Absent p value
Number of patients 53 54   15
Mean age at respiratory presentation * (years) 32.3 37 0.18 31.8
Mean disease duration * (years) 14.4 15.2 0.21 10.5
Ever had pneumothorax # (%) 16 (32) 13 (24) 0.37 40
Lymphatic disease detected # (%) 6 (11) 10 (19) 0.036 13
Ever been pregnant # (%) 29 (55) 24 (44) 0.07 33
Mean baseline FEV 1 * (% predicted) 65.7 71.4 0.37 64
Mean baseline TL CO * (% predicted) 57.7 59.3 0.79 47
  1. p = angiomyolipoma present vs. absent for patients with sporadic LAM.
  2. Angiomyolipoma was present in all patients with TSC-LAM.
  3. *p value from t test.
  4. #p value from chi squared test.