Von Hippel Lindau Disease

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  • VHL
  • VHL syndrome
  • Von Hippel Lindau illness
  • angiomatosis retinae
  • Lindau condition
  • retinocerebellar angiomatosis

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General Discussion
Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome (VHL) is an autosomal leading congenital disease characterized by the unusual development of blood vessels in particular components of the physical body (angiomatosis). Very small blood vessels (veins) “knot” together to form benign developments known as angiomas or hemangioblastomas. These might create in the retinas of the eyes (retinal hemangioblastomas) or in the mind or spine, or in the inner ear (endolymphatic sac lumps). Vascular growths could additionally take place in the kidneys (renal cell cancer), pancreatic (cysts, microcystic cystadenomas, or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors) and/or adrenal glandulars (pheochromocytoma). The symptoms of VHL vary considerably as well as depend upon the size and also place of the developments.

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