Chromosomal abnormalities in severely malnourished Indian children.

  title={Chromosomal abnormalities in severely malnourished Indian children.},
  author={Prakhya Balakrishna Murthy and M. Abdul Rahiman},
  journal={Hiroshima journal of medical sciences},
  volume={32 3},
The frequencies of chromosomal aberrations in Giemsa-bar:ded preparations obtained from peripheral blood cultures of 5 kwashiorkor, 3 marasmic and 2 marasmickwashiorkor patients were investigated. Analysis of 1120 metaphases from these patients revealed an aberration rate of 5. 80 per cent as against a frequency of 1. 66 per cent seen in control children… CONTINUE READING