von Recklinghausen's disease


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Related to von Recklinghausen's disease: Neurofibromatosis Type 1, Von Recklinghausen's disease of bone, NF-1
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autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities

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Pathologic dislocation of the hip in von Recklinghausen's disease: a report of two cases.
The retroperitoneal region, in contrast, is not a common location for schwannomas except in patients with von Recklinghausen's disease (58% of all cases) [2].
Von Recklinghausen's disease associated with diffuse lepromatous leprosy a case report.
Multiple gastrointestinal stromal tumors and pheochromocytoma in a patient with von Recklinghausen's disease. Int J Surg Case Rep 2013; 4(2):216-218.
Generally, neurofibromas present as either solitary mass or as part of neurofibromatosis syndrome or von Recklinghausen's disease [3].
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1, von Recklinghausen's disease) is an autosomal-dominant disorder occurring in 1 out of 3,000 births that is caused by the inactivation of the NF1 gene.
In 1903 Max Askanazy, a pathologist in Geneva, discovered a parathyroid tumour at the post mortem of a patient with this disease, (also called Von Recklinghausen's disease of bone), but, interestingly enough, he made no association between the two.
Last year Pascal Coler, a 24-year-old from Paris, received a new face after suffering from Von Recklinghausen's disease, also known as "Elephant Man" condition.
She was known to have von Recklinghausen's disease with the typical cafe au lait spots.
Solitary solid stromal gastrointestinal tumors in von Recklinghausen's disease with minimal smooth muscle differentiation.