Eye
Retina
von Hippel-Lindau disease of retina


Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 5 April 2019

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PubMed Search: von Hippel-Lindau disease [title] retina

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Retina: von Hippel-Lindau disease of retina. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeretinavhl.html. Accessed August 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Also called angiogliomatosis
  • Abnormally large tortuous arteries and veins leading to a retinal nodule composed of vascular, endothelial and glial tissue
  • Associated with retinal detachment and vitreous disturbance
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images
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Lesion adjacent to
optic nerve head
with osseous
metaplasia
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Vascular proliferation with vacuolated stromal cells

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