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Chromosomes of metastatic retinoblastoma

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Andrew Pearson, Dr Michael Reid, Emeritus Professor Alan Craft


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Chromosomal abnormalities were detected in the bone marrow of a girl with disseminated retinoblastoma. One of these abnormalities, i(6p), is characteristic of primary retinoblastoma and its presence confirmed the diagnosis of bone marrow infiltration with retinoblastoma. This approach could be extended to study other tumours of childhood.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Daly, H. A., Davison, E. V., Pearson, A. D. J., Reid, M. M., Craft, A. W.

Publication type: Note

Publication status: Published

Journal: Archives of Disease in Childhood

Year: 1987

Volume: 62

Issue: 4

Pages: 410-411

Print publication date: 01/04/1987

ISSN (print): 0003-9888

ISSN (electronic): 1468-2044


DOI: 10.1136/adc.62.4.410

PubMed id: 3592733