Trisomy 8 involved in myelodysplastic syndromes as a risk factor for intestinal ulcers and thrombosis--Behçet's syndrome.

@article{Kimura2001Trisomy8I,
  title={Trisomy 8 involved in myelodysplastic syndromes as a risk factor for intestinal ulcers and thrombosis--Behçet's syndrome.},
  author={Shinzo Kimura and Junya Kuroda and Teruaki Akaogi and Hideharu Hayashi and Yutaka Kobayashi and Manabu Kondo},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 1-2},
  pages={115-21}
}
Only 12 myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) cases with Behçet's syndrome have been previously reported and trisomy 8 was found to have accumulated in all these patients. Five of the cases had complications in the form of multiple intestinal ulcers, which is one of the symptoms of Behçet's syndrome. To investigate the relationship between trisomy 8 and multiple intestinal ulcers in MDS patients, we analyzed 46 MDS cases treated in our hospital over the last decade, and trisomy 8 was observed in eight… CONTINUE READING

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