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A Discriminating Killer

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Science  09 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5911, pp. 204
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5911.204

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One of tuberous sclerosis complex's most mysterious manifestations is lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a progressive lung disease that only affects women and typically proves fatal within a decade or two of its diagnosis.