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Takacs, Istvan University of Debrecen
Zeher, Margit University of Debrecen
Urban, Laszio University of Debrecen
Szegedi, Gyula University of Debrecen
Semsei, Imre University of Debrecen
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The majority of the t(14;18) chromosome translocations that occur in non-Hodgkin centroblastic-centrocytic follicular lymphoma can be detected by various methods. During the translocation process the bcl-2 gene located on chromosome 18 (18q21) is translocated to the JH region of the immunoglobulin gene of chromosome 14 (14q32). The most frequent type of bcl-2 translocations is the mbr type, whereas the immunoglobulin gene breaks mainly at the JH1-6 exons. About one of the 10(5) cells bearing the translocation can already be detected by using nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Eight patients suffering from follicular lymphoma were included in this study, which considered the usefulness of the PCR method. The results are in good agreement with those obtained by conventional diagnostic methods. Translocation can be detected, however, in patients with non-malignant diseases such as Sjogren's syndrome (about 5% of the patients) and in a patient with Whipple disease. In addition, translocation was detected in lymphocytes of peripheral blood of a healthy donor. Since lymphomas are detected in patients with Sjogren's syndrome with a relative high frequency, an early diagnosis of the translocation could improve the treatment of the disease. Nevertheless, a diagnosis of lymphoma is valid only in cases of bone marrow translocation-positivity.

キーワード
t(14;18) chromosome translocation
lymphoma
early diagnoses
Sjogren's syndrome
Amo Type
Article
発行日
2000-10
出版物タイトル
Acta Medica Okayama
54巻
5号
出版者
Okayama University Medical School
開始ページ
185
終了ページ
192
ISSN
0386-300X
NCID
AA00508441
資料タイプ
学術雑誌論文
言語
English
論文のバージョン
publisher
査読
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PubMed ID
Web of Sience KeyUT