Hemangioblastomas cause neurogenic polyglobulia

Sven Gläsker, Julia Klompen, Beate Hippchen, Hartmut P. H. Neumann & Vera Van Velthoven
Objective: Neurogenic polyglobulia has been reported to occur with CNS hemangioblastomas. Suggested mechanisms of haemoglobin elevation include extramedullary hematopoiesis in the tumor tissue, endocrine paraneoplastic effects and germline mutations of the VHL tumor suppressor gene (causing either Chuvash[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]