von Hippel-Lindau Disease D006623

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Diseases [C] » Nervous System Diseases [C10] » Neurocutaneous Syndromes » von Hippel-Lindau Disease

Diseases [C] » Cardiovascular Diseases [C14] » Vascular Diseases » Angiomatosis » von Hippel-Lindau Disease

Description

An autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations in a tumor suppressor gene. This syndrome is characterized by abnormal growth of small blood vessels leading to a host of neoplasms. They include HEMANGIOBLASTOMA in the RETINA; CEREBELLUM; and SPINAL CORD; PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA; pancreatic tumors; and renal cell carcinoma (see CARCINOMA, RENAL CELL). Common clinical signs include HYPERTENSION and neurological dysfunctions.   MeSH

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