Chromosomal changes in soft-tissue sarcomas. A new diagnostic parameter.

@article{Karakousis1987ChromosomalCI,
  title={Chromosomal changes in soft-tissue sarcomas. A new diagnostic parameter.},
  author={Constantine P. Karakousis and Paola Dal Cin and Claude Turc-Carel and Janusz Limon and Avery A. Sandberg},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={122 11},
  pages={1257-60}
}
A cytogenetic study was performed on short-term cultures from fresh surgical specimens obtained from 41 patients with soft-tissue sarcomas of various histologic origins. The results demonstrated that myxoid liposarcomas (five tumors) were associated with a specific translocation between chromosomes 12 and 16 and that synovial sarcomas (six tumors) were associated with a specific translocation between the X chromosome and chromosome 18. These chromosomal data have been used to differentiate… CONTINUE READING

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