Lipoblastoma: A case with t(7;8)(q31;q13)

Claudio Panarello, Cristina Rosanda, Cristina Morerio, Ivana Russo, Sandro Dallorso, Claudio Gambini, Angela Serena Ricco, Tiziana Storlazzi, Nicoletta Archidiacono, Mariano Rocchi

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Abstract

Lipoblastoma is a rare benign adipose tumor which, in all of the cases so far described, presents an involvement of chromosome 8 in the region 8q11- 13. We hereby report the results of the second case of lipoblastoma studied by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), in a 13-month-old boy. An abnormal karyotype 46,XY,t(7;8)(q31;q13) was found in 90% of the metaphases examined, in agreement with the previously reported observations. We suggest the region 8q11-13 may contain a relevant locus for lipoblastoma origin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-14
Number of pages3
JournalCancer Genetics and Cytogenetics
Volume102
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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