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Doctor insights on: Von Hippel Lindau Disease In Children

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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

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 hypernephroma, ...Read more


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What are the tests for von hippel-lindau disease?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Just been told I have von hippel lindau, MRI shows 3 lesions on the liver, already had kidney ca, should I be worried?

Just been told I have von hippel lindau, MRI shows 3 lesions on the liver, already had kidney ca, should I be worried?

Need continued f/u: Patients with von hippel-lindau are at risk for a variety of tumors, including kidney, pancreatic, brain and eye. Liver lesions in this disease can represent metastasis, but also can represent liver cysts or vascular tumors. The MRI should be able to characterize whether these are cysts or solid. Depending on the size and characteristic, the liver lesion be followed or may need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for von hippel lindau disease?

Ayurvedic treatment for von hippel lindau disease?

Questionable: Others might disagree, and certainly ayurvedic treatment can be used along with other things if it makes you feel better, but I would concentrate on traditional treatments and diagnoses for this very serious syndrome ...Read more

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Some person von willibrand disease.What is the treatment procedure for this disease. Person is female and also had children with 1 and half year old.

Some person von willibrand disease.What is the treatment procedure for this disease. Person is female and also had children with 1 and half year old.

Von Willebrand dz: This is due to an inherited defect in a blood coagulation factor. There are several types, which vary in severity. Did your friend experience excessive blood loss during delivery? That can be a sign. There are many other possible signs, including tendencies towards bruising and nose bleeds. Best for your friend to see a haemotologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What kind of disease is nephritis in children?

What kind of disease is nephritis in children?

Nephritis: is the general term for inflammation of the kidneys. There are several causes. ...Read more

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What are the newest and forthcoming diseases for children?

What are the newest and forthcoming diseases for children?

Chronic: Today, for the first time, most children will have a chronic disease in childhood. While serious short-term infections have been falling in recent decades, many chronic conditions are on the rise. These include things like asthma, eczema, allergies, obesity, adhd, autism, cholesterol problems, blood sugar problems, and high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What are the diseases we are vaccinated against as children?

What are the diseases we are vaccinated against as children?

VACCINE PREVENTABLE: Diseases: 30-35 yrs ago per your age: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, hepatitis b/a, hemophylus influenza-b, measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, seasonal influenza/h1n1. Additions in last 12-20 yrs: rotavirus, pneumococcal (pcv-7/13), meningitis, cervical cancer/genital wart (hpv), shingles. Some travel /tropical/special: tuberculosis (bcg), typhoid, paratyphoid, yellow fever, rabies. ...Read more

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Is Lyme disease more serious in children?

Is Lyme disease more serious in children?

Not necessarily: Lyme is a complex illness. Some who have it become quite ill, while others have mild symptoms. This depends on the strain of lyme bacteria, genetics of the patient, presence of co-infections like babesia & bartonella & factors that affect immune function like nutrition, parasites, heavy metals, mold exposure & stress.Thus, like adults, some children become quite ill but others have minimal symptoms. ...Read more

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How common is celiac disease in children?

How common is celiac disease in children?

Maybe 1% (1 in 100): Celiac disease affects about 1 in 100 people, to about 1 in 150 people. The exact numbers are not certain, but it affects a little less than 1% of the population. ...Read more

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Frequency of huntington's disease in their children?

Frequency of huntington's disease in their children?

Autosomal dominant : transmission means that each child of a parent with documented Huntington's Disease has a 50% chance of inheriting the mutant gene on Chromosome 4p16. Guidelines for predictive testing are on http://www.hdfoundation.org/html/hdsatest.php. ...Read more