von Hippel-Lindau disease

noun
von Hip·​pel-Lin·​dau disease | \ vän-ˈhip-əl-ˈlin-ˌdau̇- How to pronounce von Hippel-Lindau disease (audio) \

Medical Definition of von Hippel-Lindau disease

: a rare genetic disease that is characterized by hemangiomas of the retina and cerebellum and often by cysts or tumors of the liver, pancreas, and kidneys and that is typically inherited as an autosomal dominant trait

called also Lindau's disease

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