Chromothripsis in Lipoblastoma
- *Corresponding Author:
- Pederiva F
Pediatric Surgery Institute for Maternal and Child Health-IRCCS “Burlo Garofolo” Trieste
Via dell’Istria 65/1, 34137 Trieste, Italy
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: July 26, 2016; Accepted date: August 24, 2016; Published date: August 26, 2016
Citation: Pederiva F, Candilera V, Cleva L, Pecile V (2016) Chromothripsis in Lipoblastoma. J Cell Sci Ther 7:249. doi: 10.4172/2157-7013.1000249
Copyright: © 2016 Pederiva F, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Lipoblastoma is a benign tumor that often has rearrangements of the 8q11-13 region targeting the PLAG1 gene, which is involved in the process of tumourigenesis. We described a signature of chromotripsis in a thigh lipoblastoma, as first report of chromotripsis in a benign tumor.