Von Hippel-Lindau disease in pregnancy: A brief review JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE Hayden, M. G., Gephart, R., Kalanithi, P., Chou, D. 2009; 16 (5): 611-613


The hormonal and hemodynamic effects of pregnancy accelerate the growth of hemangioblastomas in Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome (VHL), leading to increased symptoms and risk to both the mother and fetus. A review of the literature on the treatment of VHL in pregnancy would suggest surgical intervention should be considered with worsening clinical status. Introducing this review is a description of our patient with VHL, who uniquely presented in pregnancy with a cervical hemangioblastoma.

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