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|Title:||Paternal isodisomy 7q secondary to monosomy 7 at recurrence in a Down syndrome child with acute myelogenous leukemia|
|Abstract:||We report a boy with Down syndrome and leukemia who acquired uniparental isodisomy of chromosome 7q as a secondary chromosomal change during recurrence of the disease. His karyotype before therapy was 46,XY,der(1)t(1;1)(p36;q32),-7,+21c/46,idem,del(9)(p22), whereas at recurrence it was 46,XY,der(1)t(1;1)(p36;q32,-7,der(7)(qter→p22∼pter::q10→qter), del(9)(p22),+21c/47,XY,+21c. By using polymerase chain reaction amplification of D7S493 and D7S527 markers, we identified the loss of the maternal chromosome 7 with a consequent paternal isodisomy in the clone with dup7q. This rearrangement could be implicated in the progression of the disease by causing (1) nullisomy for a gene or genes located on 7p22→pter, (2) functional double doses of exclusively paternal expressed genes, and (3) restoration of the effects produced by haploinsufficiency of biparental expressed genes. © 2002 Elsevier Science Inc. All rights reserved.|
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