Chromosome Changes in Desmoid Tumors Developed in Patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Abstract

Chromosome analyses were performed on benign desmoid tumors obtained from two female patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), one of whom was diagnosed as having Gardner syndrome (GS). The modal chromosome number was 46 in both specimens, and detailed Q-banding analysis in Case 1 (GS) revealed a clonal abnormality of an interstitial deletion of… (More)