Department of Internal Medicine; Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology; Department of Pathology
Letter to the Editor
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins | Cancer Biology | Cell Biology | Enzymes and Coenzymes | Genetic Phenomena | Genetics and Genomics | Hematology | Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases | Molecular Biology | Neoplasms | Oncology
The 2016 revision to the World Health Organization classification of myeloid neoplasms and acute leukemia recognizes a distinct class of myeloid and lymphoid tumors with eosinophilia-related proliferations associated with specific gene rearrangements, one of which involves rearrangements of platelet-derived growth factor receptor B (PDGFRB) gene. We report a case of a rare PDGFRB rearrangement with SPTNB1 (spectrin beta, nonerythrocytic 1) that presented as atypical myeloproliferative neoplasm.
Myeloproliferative neoplasm, PDGFR mutation
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Mol Cytogenet. 2018 Oct 19;11:56. doi: 10.1186/s13039-018-0405-1. eCollection 2018. Link to article on publisher's site
Furtado, Vanessa Fiorini; Saini, Neeraj Y.; Walsh, William V.; Bathini, Venu G.; and Miron, Patricia M., "Rare gene fusion rearrangement SPTNB1-PDGFRB in an atypical myeloproliferative neoplasm" (2018). Open Access Articles. 3643.
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