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How does von Gierke disease cause hyperuricemia?

How does von Gierke disease cause hyperuricemia?

Von Gierke: Please go online and type in von Gierke and hyperuricemia. You will find many readable articles to help you understand. If you cannot access a computer at home or at work your local library will help you. ...Read more

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Are there differences between how von willebrands syndrome and hemophilia are passed on?

Are there differences between how von willebrands syndrome and hemophilia are passed on?

Yes: Hemophilia a (factor 8 deficiency) & b (factor 9 deficiency) are x-linked recessive. Hemophilia c (factor 11 deficiency) is autosomal and usually (but not always) recessive. Von willebrands disease (VWD) type 1 is autosomal dominant. Vwd type 3 is autosomal recessive. Vwd type 2 (2a, 2b, 2m, 2n) is usually autosomal dominant but may be recessive sometimes. ...Read more

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What causes von hippel lindau?

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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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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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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Can you donate blood if you have von willebrands?

Can you donate blood if you have von willebrands?

Give blood withCA Hx: Not actually a straight forward answer on this one...Needs to be at least a year since you've been treated, no recurrence, no diagnosis of blood cancers like leukemia or lymphoma...Unless you had these as a kid and its been 10 years. Check out the american red cross list of conditions that affect donation...It will be the most helpful. Than get out there and donate! ...Read more

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What are the tests for von recklinghausen's disease?

What are the tests for von recklinghausen's disease?

Clinical & genetic: The diagnosis is primarily clinical based on skin lesions. There are two major genetic forms and diagnosis may be confirmed by genetic testing. See the site below: http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/neurofibromatosis/neurofibromatosis. Htm. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of von recklinghausen's disease?

What are the symptoms of von recklinghausen's disease?

Tan/brown spots: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (von recklinghausen's) is diagnosed if the patient has two or more neurofibromas, six or more "cafe au lait" spots (>1.5 cm in adults), many freckles in the armpits, affected relative. Other diagnostic criteria require doctor: optic gliomas (tumors behind the eye), 2 or more lisch nodules (found in iris of eye), and certain bone lesions. 2 or more of above needed. ...Read more

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Can I participate in sports with von willebrands disease?

Can I participate in sports with von willebrands disease?

Von Willebrands: You have a platelete dysfunction but it should not interfere with sports. If you have a wound it may not stop bleeding as quickly as other people would. Be careful and it shouldn't be a problem. ...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?

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'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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