Lindau's disease

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Lin·dau's disease

A hereditary disease characterized by hemangiomas of the retina, the cerebellum and occasionally the spinal cord, and also sometimes associated with cysts or hamartomas of kidney, adrenal glands, or other organs. Also called angiophacomatosis, Hippel's disease, retinocerebral angiomatosis, von Hippel-Lindau disease, von Hippel-Lindau syndrome.
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