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trisomy 6

Wednesday 2 November 2005

Tumors

- acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
- myelodysplastic syndrome
- primary Merkel cell carcinoma (8764942)
- basal cell carcinomas (11346875)

  • correlates with metastatic potential (11346875)

References

- Nangia R, Sait SN, Block AW, Zhang PJ. Trisomy 6 in basal cell carcinomas correlates with metastatic potential: a dual color fluorescence in situ hybridization study on paraffin sections. Cancer. 2001 May 15;91(10):1927-32. PMID: 11346875

- Larsimont D, Verhest A. Chromosome 6 trisomy as sole anomaly in a primary Merkel cell carcinoma. Virchows Arch. 1996 Jul;428(4-5):305-9. PMID: 8764942