Characterisation of complex karyotype changes in a canine thyroid adenoma

Mayr B, Schleger W, Loupal G, et al.

Res Vet Sci 1991;50:298-300.

A 14-year-old German shepherd dog developed an alveolar adenoma of the thyroid. The cytogenetic evaluation of the tumour cells showed two ranges of chromosome numbers. Centric fusions 2/32, 5/26, 6/11, 8/11, 9/23 and 14/31 were G-band identified in this complex change of karyotype.