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Cowden syndrome

 

Cowden syndrome

PTEN harmartoma tumour syndrome (PHTS)

The PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome (PHTS) includes Cowden syndrome (CS), Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome (BRRS), Proteus syndrome (PS), and Proteus-like syndrome.

TESTING STRATEGY

Automated sequence analysis of the promoter region and exons 1 to 9 of the PTEN gene, followed by MLPA analysis of the PTEN gene if no pathogenic mutations are identified.

SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS & REPORTING TIME

5-10ml blood in EDTA or DNA

8 weeks for mutation screen
2 weeks for testing for a known mutation
3 working days for prenatal diagnosis, available by prior arrangement. Please contact the laboratory.

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