Retinoblastoma in a patient with a 13qXp translocation

Harold E. Cross, Ronald C. Hansen, Grant Morrow, John R. Davis

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Abstract

An infant girl with failure to thrive and bilateral retinoblastoma had a translocation of the long arm of chromosome 13 to the short arm of the X chromosome, and possible loss of a portion of the q14 band. The lack of other major organ malformations in this patient emphasized the importance of considering chromosomal aberrations as a possible etiology of retinoblastoma in patients with nonspecific psychomotor retardation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)548-554
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume84
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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