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Is there a genetics connection von hippel-lindau disease?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 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 32 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.
A 29-year-old member asked:

How common is von hippel-lindau disease in people?

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Dr. Greg Sexton
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Rare: This is an extremely rare genetic disorder.
Orlando, FL
A 45-year-old female asked:

I would like more information on von hippel lindau disease?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
RENAL CYSTIC D.: It is one of the malformation syndromes with congenital renal cysts.There are angioma proliferation in the retina, brain, spinal cord and adrenal glands.Disorders include oral, facial, digital sysdrome.
CA
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.
A 35-year-old member asked:

How typical is von hippel-lindau disease?

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Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rare!: This disease is very rare, occuring in about 1 out of 36000 births

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