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EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Category: Retina

von Hippel Lindau (VHL) - retinal hemangioblastoma

von Hippel Lindau (VHL) - retinal hemangioblastoma

1) Retinal angioma (hemangioblastoma) with large feeder vessels.

von Hippel Lindau (VHL) - retinal hemangioblastoma

2) Large retinal angioma.

von Hippel Lindau (VHL) - retinal hemangioblastoma

3) Feeder vessels originating from optic nerve.

Hemangioblastomas may develop in the brain, the retina of the eyes, and other areas of the nervous system. Other types of tumors develop in the adrenal glands, the kidneys (renal cell carcinoma), or the pancreas.



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last updated: 02-08-2008
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