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Von Hippel's disease in association with von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis.
  1. J V Thomas,
  2. P L Schwartz and
  3. E S Gragoudas

    Abstract

    Ten members of a large family who showed manifestations of either von Hippel-Lindau disease or von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis were examined. Three of 10 members were found to have retinal angiomas which had not been present on fundus examination 3 years previously. These angiomas were associated with ocular and systemic signs of neurofibromatosis. These cases show overlapping manifestations of different phakomatoses and provide support for the concept of a common aetiology for these diseases.

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