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Dr. Kamran Ahrar
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Von Hippel Lindau Disease (Definition)

Von Hippel Lindau disease is angiomatosis of retina and cerebellum, it is associated with an increased incidence of ...Read more


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I have just been told I have von hippel-lindau disease. What? Why? How did I get it?

I have just been told I have von hippel-lindau disease. What? Why? How did I get it?

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. ...Read more

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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes von hippel lindau disease?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes von hippel lindau disease?

See doctor: Von hippel lindau disease involve s genetic mutation of VHL gene, involves multiple organs as tumors of brain kidneys eyes and glands affecting blood vessels ---called hemangiomas. One may get headache, problem in balancing, walking, dizziness and blindness depending upon the size of hemangioma. Better discuss with your doctor if you have any symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for von hippel-lindau disease?

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. ...Read more

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Is there a genetics connection von hippel-lindau disease?

Is there a genetics connection von hippel-lindau disease?

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. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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How common is von hippel-lindau disease?

How common is von hippel-lindau disease?

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. ...Read more

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I would like more information on von hippel lindau disease?

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. ...Read more

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What can I do to find out if I have von hippel lindau disease?

What can I do to find out if I have von hippel lindau disease?

Do I have VHLD?: Best to make an appointment to speak with your physician. In advance try to gather as much of your family medical history as possible. I suspect you have your own reasons for worrying about this rare genetic disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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

Angiomatosis: Von Hippel Lindau disease is angiomatosis of retina and cerebellum, it is associated with an increased incidence of hypernephroma, pheochromocytoma, and epandymoma. ...Read more

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What are the common presenting symptoms of von hippel-lindau disease?

What are the common presenting symptoms of von hippel-lindau disease?

Autosomal dom: Hereditary disorder associated with presence of hemangioblastomas, and secondary headaches, incoordination and imbalance, with loss of vision. Big problem is association with retinal lesions, kidney cancer, and pheochromocytomas. ...Read more

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What are von hippel - lindau disease and lennox/gastaut syndrome.?

What are von hippel - lindau disease and lennox/gastaut syndrome.?

Syndromes: Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome is a genetic disorder that leads to the developement of many different types of tumors. Lennox Gastaut syndrome is a disorder in which the victim has many seizures. Both are severe, and a person with either one should have a doctor familiar with its treatment ...Read more

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I have just been told I have von hippel-lindau disease. Where can I learn more?

I have just been told I have von hippel-lindau disease. Where can I learn more?

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. ...Read more

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What are the tests for von hippel-lindau disease?

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. ...Read more

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What's the most destructive disease you know? Von hippel–lindau, hughes stovin and such.

What's the most destructive disease you know? Von hippel–lindau, hughes stovin and such.

Clarify: I enjoy idle, unanswerable questions as much as you do -- it's part of learning. My own choice would be meth addiction. Ruins mind, body, family, and community -- all grotesquely. ...Read more

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How does hemivertebrae cause neurologic problems?

How does hemivertebrae cause neurologic problems?

Severe spinal curve: The spine curves with eventual kinking of nerve in spinal canal the curve have to be huge kyphosis forward bending is a risk for neuro problems. ...Read more

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Could 1 3 dimethylamylamine cause brain damage/neurologic problems?

Could 1 3 dimethylamylamine cause brain damage/neurologic problems?

Possibly: This compound is what's known as a sympathomimetic because it raises heart rate and constructs your blood vessels which raises your blood pressure. Brain damage can happen from many different causes one of which is strokes or a blood vessel blockage or rip. To say that the compound causes brain damage would be incorrect but long term usage could predispose you to brain blood vessel diseases ...Read more

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What causes von hippel lindau?

Genetic: Von hippel–lindau disease is a genetic condition caused by a mutation of the “von hippel-lindau tumor suppressor” gene on chromosome 3. It is autosomal dominant. ...Read more

Dr. Chirag Patel
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Neurologic Problems (Definition)

Neurologic problems are conditions where there has been damage to the brain and/or nerves, causing symptoms that relate to ...Read more