[Chromosome disorders in retinoblastoma cells].


The karyotype of 7 unilateral retinoblastomas was studied. Loss or a gain of chromosomes and structural chromosomal changes were observed in all tumors. Modal chromosome number was pseudodiploid in four and near-diploid in three tumors. There were no sex chromosomes (X or Y) in 3 tumors. Four tumors were characterized by the presence of an identical marker… (More)