Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 1999 Feb;24(2):162-4.
Clonal chromosome abnormalities in a so-called Dupuytren's subungual exostosis.
Dal Cin P, Pauwels P, Poldermans LJ, Sciot R, Van den Berghe H.
Center for Human Genetics, University of Leuven, Belgium.
We report the first cytogenetic investigation of a Dupuytren's subungual exostosis. The clonal abnormalities found suggest that at least some of these heterotopic ossifications could be neoplastic in nature, instead of being a purely reactive process or exuberant growth in response to trauma.
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