cerebellar hemangioblastoma

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a benign blood vessel tumor of the cerebellum, spinal cord, or retina, consisting of proliferated blood vessel cells and angioblasts. Those arising in the cerebellum (cerebellar hemangioblastoma) may be cystic and associated with von hippel-lindau disease. Called also angioblastoma.
cerebellar hemangioblastoma hemangioblastoma of the cerebellum, often cystic; an autosomal dominant form is associated with von Hippel-Lindau disease.
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A detailed immunohistochemical analysis of cerebellar hemangioblastoma: an undifferentiated mesenchymal tumor.
Metastasis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma to cerebellar hemangioblastoma in von Hippel Lindau disease: rare or not investigated?
She was transferred to neurosurgical unit and contrast MRI brain (Figure 2) showed two multiloculated cystic lesions one in relation to the fourth ventricle and the vermis and the other lesion in the periphery of the left cerebellar hemisphere which were suspicious of cerebellar hemangioblastomas. She underwent urgent ventriculoperitoneal shunting as an emergency procedure to relieve intracranial pressure while awaiting definitive management.
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