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All of the following may be associated with Von Hippel Lindau syndrome, except: (AIIMS MAY 2009)



A Retinal and cerebellar hemangioblastomas

B Gastric carcinoma

C Pheochromocytoma

D Renal cell carcinoma

Ans. B

Gastric carcinoma

Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Von Hippel Lindau Syndrome

Autosomal dominant syndrome

Characteristic Tumors/Cysts

Hemangioblastomas (M/C site cerebellum)

1). Cerebellar hemangioblastoma

2). Retinal hemangioblastoma

3). Spinal hemangioblastoma

Other tumors / Cysts

1). Renal cell carcinoma / hypernephroma

2). Pancreatic endocrine tumors

3). Benign cysts in Kidney, epididymis, Liver or pancreas

4). Pheochromocytoma

5). Adrenal carcinomas

Extra Edge: Polycythemia is a characteristic associated feature in VHL due to erythropoietin production by cerebellar hemangioblastoma and/or Renal cell carcinoma

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