Leiomyomatosis familial

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Leiomyomatosis familial

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The terms "Leiomyomatosis familial" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chromosome imbalances and alterations in the p53 gene in uterine myomas from the same family members: familial leiomyomatosis in Turkey.
 

Author(s): Sibel Hakverdi, Osman Demirhan, Erdal Tunc, Nihal Inandiklioglu, Inayet Nur Uslu, Arif Gungoren, Duygu Erdem, Ali Ulvi Hakverdi

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2013 ;14(2):651-8.

 

Uterine leiomyomas (UL) are extremely common neoplasms in women of reproductive age, and are associated with a variety of characteristic choromosomal aberrations (CAs). The p53 gene has been reported to play a crucial role in suppressing the growth of a variety of cancer cells. Therefore, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Familial leiomyomatosis cutis affecting nine family members in two successive generations including four cases of Reed's syndrome.
 

Author(s): Rajesh Kumar Mandal, Sankha Koley, Sabyasachi Banerjee, Sankar Prasad Kabiraj, Sudip Kumar Ghosh, Piyush Kumar

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;79(1):83-7.

 

Reed's syndrome or familial leiomyomatosis cutis et uteri is an autosomal dominant disorder, characterized by multiple cutaneous and uterine leiomyomas. We report here a case of a 53-year-old woman who presented to us with multiple painful nodules over different parts of her body. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Familial cutaneous leiomyomatosis is a two-hit condition associated with renal cell cancer of characteristic histopathology.
 

Author(s): M Kiuru, V Launonen, M Hietala, K Aittomäki, O Vierimaa, R Salovaara, J Arola, E Pukkala, P Sistonen, R Herva, L A Aaltonen

Journal: Am. J. Pathol.. 2001 Sep;159(3):825-9.

 

Little has been known about the molecular background of familial multiple cutaneous leiomyomatosis (MCL). We report here a clinical, histopathological, and molecular study of a multiple cutaneous leiomyomatosis kindred with seven affected members. This detailed study revealed strong ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Leiomyomatosis familial" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Familial clustering of Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata: an unknown genetic syndrome?
 

Author(s): Niels Halama, Silke A Grauling-Halama, Isam Daboul

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Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata (LPD) is defined as the occurrence of multiple tumorous intraabdominal lesions, which are myomatous nodules. LPD is a rare disease with only about 100 cases reported. The usual course of LPD is benign with the majority of the patients being ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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