Fig. 3 Pedigree of a melanoma family, illustrating incomplete penetrance, the occurrence of pancreatic cancer, melanoma in a nonmutation carrier, and the lack of segregation of atypical nevi with carrier status. + = CDKN2A mutation-positive, — = CDKN2A mutation negative, M = melanoma, Pa=pancreatic carcinoma, ? = cancer of unknown origin. Numbers underneath individuals depict numbers of atypical nevi.

suggested the occurrence of melanoma predisposition genes on 1p36 and in the region of the HLA complex on 6p21.[21]

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