The Ph1 chromosome in childhood leukaemia.

Ph1 positive leukaemia was diagnosed in eight of 123 (6.5%) consecutive new cases of childhood leukaemia. Four patients presented as typical chronic granulocytic leukaemia (CGL) and four as acute leukaemia, two of the four children with CGL have since developed blast crisis. Morphological and immunological characterization of the blasts in these six acute… CONTINUE READING