FaCD Online Syndrome Fact Sheet

Last updated: 18 Apr 2008

Name: Cerebral Sarcoma, Familial Clustering of

Mode of Inheritance: multifact?/ AR?/ AD?

OMIM number: 117600  

Tumor features

brain, sarcoma of the


Gainer et al[1] reported four cases of cerebral fibrosarcomas occurring in two families: an affected father (age at diagnosis 73 years) and daughter (at 59 years); and a family with two affected sisters (diagnosed at age 64 and 69 years).


[1] Gainer JV, Jr., Chou SM, Chadduck WM. Familial cerebral sarcomas. Arch Neurol 1975; 32(10):665-668.