von Recklinghausen's disease

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to von Recklinghausen's disease: Neurofibromatosis Type 1, Von Recklinghausen's disease of bone, NF-1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1), also named von Recklinghausen's disease, is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation of the NF-1 gene.
Solitary solid stromal gastrointestinal tumors in von Recklinghausen's disease with minimal smooth muscle differentiation.
Double trouble: a case of von Recklinghausen's disease with coexistent lepromatous leprosy.
Case report: anesthetic considerations in von Recklinghausen's disease.
NF-1, also known as von Recklinghausen's disease, is an autosomal dominant genetic disease with an incidence of about 1 per 3500 births.
Generally, neurofibromas present as either solitary mass or as part of neurofibromatosis syndrome or von Recklinghausen's disease [3].

Full browser ?