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Is there a genetics connection von hippel-lindau disease?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Von Hippel-Lindau: Von hippel-lindau syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by the formation of tumors and fluid-filled sacs (cysts) in many different parts of the body. Tumors may be either noncancerous or cancerous and usually appear during young adulthood; however, the signs and symptoms of von hippel-lindau syndrome can occur throughout life.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

I have a genetics question about von hippel-lindau disease?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Von Hippel-Lindau: Von hippel-lindau syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by the formation of tumors and fluid-filled sacs (cysts) in many different parts of the body. Tumors may be either noncancerous or cancerous and usually appear during young adulthood; however, the signs and symptoms of von hippel-lindau syndrome can occur throughout life.
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A 29-year-old member asked:

How common is von hippel-lindau disease in people?

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Dr. Greg Sexton
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Rare: This is an extremely rare genetic disorder.
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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Von Hippel Lindau disease?

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Angiomatosis: Von Hippel Lindau disease is angiomatosis of retina and cerebellum ,it is associated with an increased incidence of hypernephroma, pheochromocytoma , and epandymoma.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

How common is von hippel-lindau disease?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Von Hippel-Lindau: Von hippel-lindau syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by the formation of tumors and fluid-filled sacs (cysts) in many different parts of the body. Tumors may be either noncancerous or cancerous and usually appear during young adulthood; however, the signs and symptoms of von hippel-lindau syndrome can occur throughout life.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

What are the tests for von hippel-lindau disease?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Diagnosis: Clinical diagnosis of vhl is based on the presence of two characteristic tumors or, in the presence of a family history of vhl, occurrence of one characteristic tumor. However, a family history is often difficult to recognize due to the variability in clinical presentation of vhl both between and within affected families.
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