Overview

NCI Definition: A histologically benign tumor, usually cystic with a vascular mural nodule, that is most often found in the cerebellum though it has been reported at other sites within the neuraxis. It is associated with von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL gene located on chr 3p25-26). [1]

Significant Genes in Cerebellar Hemangioblastoma

VHL +

Disease Details

Synonyms
Angioblastoma of Cerebellum, Hemangioblastoma of Cerebellum, Cerebellar Capillary Hemangioblastoma, Angioblastoma of the Cerebellum, Cerebellar Angioblastoma, Hemangioblastoma of the Cerebellum
Parent(s)
Cerebellar Neoplasm

References

1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.