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Karyotype
Analysis to check the number, form and structure of chromosomes. This can give valuable information to aid in the diagnosis and the selection of treatment.

Karyotypic Abnormality
Abnormality in the number, form or structure of chromosomes. Particular abnormalities are associated with particular sub-types of leukemia.

 

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The information in this glossary is cited with permission from the Leukemia Research Foundation web site.

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