Hemangioblastoma

What is Hemangioblastoma?

Hemangioblastoma meaning This benign, tumor-like mass arises from blood vessels and is often cystic. It represents about 2% of all primary brain tumors. Lindau disease or von Hippel-Lindau disease is an inherited condition which predisposes to this tumor and kidney cancer.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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