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The natural history of renal lesions in von Hippel-Lindau disease: a serial CT study in 28 patients.

Authors
  • Choyke, P L
  • Glenn, G M
  • Walther, M M
  • Zbar, B
  • Weiss, G H
  • Alexander, R B
  • Hayes, W S
  • Long, J P
  • Thakore, K N
  • Linehan, W M
Type
Published Article
Journal
AJR. American journal of roentgenology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1992
Volume
159
Issue
6
Pages
1229–1234
Identifiers
PMID: 1442389
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The renal lesions associated with von Hippel-Lindau disease exhibited wide differences in growth. The majority of renal cysts grew slowly but some involuted. Transition to solid renal cancer was rare among cysts. Complex cystic and solid lesions contained neoplastic tissue that uniformly enlarged. These data may be used to help predict the progression of renal lesions in von Hippel-Lindau disease.

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