A t(2;3)(q12-13;p24-25) in follicular thyroid adenomas

G. Sozzi, M. Miozzo, T. C. Cariani, I. Bongarzone, S. Pilotti, M. A. Pierotti, G. Della Porta

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Abstract

We report the cytogenetic analysis of five cases of follicular thyroid adenoma. In two of them, we observed an identical t(2;3)(q12-13;p24-25) as a unique chromosome change. A third case showed a hyperdiploid karyotype with trisomies of chromosomes 7 and 12. Two cases had a normal diploid karyotype. These changes could define subgroups of follicular adenomas endowed with different malignant potential.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)38-41
Number of pages4
JournalCancer Genetics and Cytogenetics
Volume64
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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