von Hippel Lindau

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Selected MRI images demonstrate multiple enhancing intramedullary lesions, the largest at C4/5, with an associated syrinx. 

Catheter angiography demonstrates the cord lesions to be very hypervascular consistent with hemangioblastoma. 

MRI demonstrates a left inferior pole renal mass consistent with a renal cell carcinoma. 

Case Discussion

This individual has established von Hippel Lindau disease with a renal cell cancer on the left and cervical cord hemangioblastomas with an associated syrinx.

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