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von Hippel-Lindau Disease

"von Hippel-Lindau Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations in a tumor suppressor gene. This syndrome is characterized by abnormal growth of small blood vessels leading to a host of neoplasms. They include HEMANGIOBLASTOMA in the RETINA; CEREBELLUM; and SPINAL CORD; PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA; pancreatic tumors; and renal cell carcinoma (see CARCINOMA, RENAL CELL). Common clinical signs include HYPERTENSION and neurological dysfunctions.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "von Hippel-Lindau Disease" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "von Hippel-Lindau Disease" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 105 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 1999
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.