Definition of Von recklinghausen's disease

1. Noun. Autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities.




Medical Definition of Von recklinghausen's disease

1. A rare genetic disorder which affects the cell growth of nerve tissue. Individuals have multiple cutaneous and subcutaneous tumours which appear in late childhood. Clinical features include medium-brown, flat discolourations to the skin, known as cafe-au-lait spots. Secondary hypertension may develop from renal artery stenosis, pheochromocytoma or coarctation of the aorta. Inheritance: autosomal dominant. (04 Nov 1997)

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