An acquired Robertsonian translocation in prolymphocytic leukemia: a case presentation and review.

@article{Morgan1987AnAR,
  title={An acquired Robertsonian translocation in prolymphocytic leukemia: a case presentation and review.},
  author={Rod Morgan and Avery A. Sandberg and Vince Jarzabek and P P Scheerer and Frederick Hecht},
  journal={Cancer genetics and cytogenetics},
  year={1987},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={293-301}
}
Robertsonian translocations between the acrocentric autosomes are the most common type of constitutional chromosome rearrangement in humans. However, Robertsonian translocations are very rarely acquired in cancer cells. We report a patient with prolymphocytic leukemia and an acquired Robertsonian translocation in the leukemic cells. The translocation was… CONTINUE READING