Hemangioblastoma: A benign tumor that tends to occur in the central nervous system such as the brain and spinal cord. The tumor arises from the stem cells that develop into blood vessels or blood cells (hemangioblasts). Symptoms vary depending on the exact location and size of the tumor.
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Symptoms of Hemangioblastoma
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Definitions of Hemangioblastoma:
A histologically benign tumor, usually cystic with a vascular mural nodule, that is most often found in the cerebellum though it has been reported at other sites within the neuraxis. It is associated with von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL gene located on chr 3p25-26).
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Hemangioblastoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Hemangioblastoma, or a subtype of Hemangioblastoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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