BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Cerebellar hemangioblastomas (HBs) are traditionally classified into different morphologic types: cystic and. Hemangioblastomas (capilliary hemangioblastomas) are tumors of the central nervous system that originate from the vascular system usually during middle- age. The occurrence of cerebral hemangioblastoma in a patient with on Hippel-Lindau disease is very rare. In , Rochat described a cerebral hemangioblastoma.

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Because of limitations of the available data on survival, survival analysis provided no significant results for specific treatment modalities.

An intravenous pyelogram and studies of pancreatic function were normal. The patient remained well for 5 years except for mild residual ataxia of the right arm and a right visual scotoma; then he again developed nausea, vomiting, and occipital headache.

Unusual, rod-shaped cytoplasmic inclusions Hirano bodies in a cerebellar hemangioblastoma. From individual and collective experience, it is recognized that these lesions may be multiple in the cerebellum. Vertebral arteriograms showing a large supratentorial tumor stain and a smaller infratentorial tumor stain.

Congenital supratentorial cystic hemangioblastoma. Mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities”.

Infobox medical condition new. Polycystic kidneys were found in the same two men as were cysts in the pancreas of each. All references that contained individual patient data or purely supratentorial aggregated data sets of either histologically confirmed tumors or tumors presenting in the context of confirmed diagnosis of VHL disease were included in our analysis.


Hemangioblastomas are uncommon tumors of the central nervous system CNS that were first described by von Hippel in While angioblastic meningiomas are usually solid tumors and hemangioblastomas are often accompanied by cysts, the histopathologic appearance is usually indistinguishable. S ince Pye-Smith’s first report in14 a variety of pathological entities commonly found in patients with cerebellar hemangioblastomas have been described.

Cerebral Hemangioblastoma Occurring in a Patient with von Hippel-Lindau Disease

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A total of articles was identified, of which had patient data regarding supratentorial hemangioblastomas.

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Supratentorial hemangioblastoma is a rare form of hemangioblastoma; little information is available regarding prognosis, treatment, and clinical characteristics, because the available literature is primarily composed of case reports and small case series. The hemogram was normal 3 weeks after operation.

A report of supratentorial leptomeningeal hemangioblastoma and a literature review. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Choroid plexus tumor Choroid plexus papilloma Choroid plexus carcinoma.

Fourth Operation A left occipital craniotomy was performed 4 weeks later to remove a large left occipitoparietal neoplasm.

Hemangioblastoma – Wikipedia

This page was last edited on 27 Julyat Successful surgical removal of an asymptomatic optic nerve hemangioblastoma in von Hippel-Lindau disease. Third Operation On exploration hemangiovlastoma the posterior fossa, a new left cerebellar neoplasm in the wall of a cyst was found and excised.


Therefore, we performed a systematic review of the literature to analyze clinical characteristics, disease progression, and surgical outcomes with respect to survival for supratentorial hemangioblastomas. Check for errors and try again. Little information is available regarding the clinical cerwbral of these tumors, particularly in comparison with lesions found in other locations. Second Operation At craniotomy, a right cerebellar hemangioblastoma and cyst were identified and the tumor excised.

Not all brain tumors are of nervous tissue, and not all nervous tissue tumors are in the brain see brain metastasis. Case 15 Case The histogenesis of hemangioblastoma of the brain. Cysts which are within the solid nodule, or have peripheral enhancement, are cerebdal part of the tumor and should, therefore, be resected.

The gross and microscopic appearance of the tumor and its association with three cerebellar hemangioblastomas in the same patient seem to justify the diagnosis. Prospective evaluation of radiosurgery for hemangioblastomas in von Hippel-Lindau disease. Case 2 Case 2.