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Cytogenetic marker del(12p) in a case of acute myeloid leukemia M4 with eosinophilia and inv(16)

Apr 1, 1992 | Magazine: Sangre

Cigudosa JC, Calasanz MJ, Gullón A, Cuesta B, Rifón J, Rocha E.
Departamento de Genética, Universidad de Navarra, Clínica Universitaria, Pamplona.


A 35-year-old Spanish female having acute myelomonocytic leukaemia with marrow eosinophilia is reported. The karyotype revealed the specific chromosomal abnormality associated with this disorder, inv(16), and a less-specific myelodysplastic cytogenetic marker, del(12p).

We have reviewed the published cases in order to elucidate the possible significance of presenting a 12p deletion (nonrandomly associated with chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia) together with other chromosomal rearrangements.

CITATION  Sangre (Barc). 1992 Apr;37(2):125-7

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