Tag: Hereditary renal carcinoma syndromes

  • Hereditary Renal Carcinoma syndromes

    Hereditary Renal Carcinoma syndromes

    Hereditary Renal Carcinoma syndromes- Currently, there are 8 syndromes associated with an increased risk of all types of renal cancer. 1.Von Hippel Lindau (vHL) Disease Salient features:  Patients with type 1 mutations (in general, truncating mutations) have a decreased incidence of pheochromocytoma as compared to those with type 2 mutations (in general, missense mutations). Families […]

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