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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Noun1.von Recklinghausen's disease - autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder - an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
autosomal dominant disease, autosomal dominant disorder - a disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome

Von Recklinghausen's disease

n. enfermedad de Von Recklinghausen. V.: neurofibromatosis
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Generally, neurofibromas present as either solitary mass or as part of neurofibromatosis syndrome or von Recklinghausen's disease [3].
Duodenal and ampullary carcinoid tumors: report of 12 cases with pathological characteristics, polypeptide content and relation to the MEN 1 syndrome and von Recklinghausen's disease (neurofibromatosis).

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