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Philadelphia chromosome

Introduction: Philadelphia chromosome

Description of Philadelphia chromosome

Philadelphia chromosome (medical condition): A relatively aggressive cancer of the cells that produce white blood cells. The...more »

See also:

Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive:
  »Introduction: Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive
  »Symptoms of Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive
  »Treatments for Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive

Philadelphia chromosome: An abnormality of chromosome 22 in which part of chromosome 9 is transferred to it. Bone marrow cells that contain the Philadelphia chromosome are often found in chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Source: National Institute of Health

Philadelphia chromosome: An aberrant form of human CHROMOSOME 22 characterized by translocation of genetic material from chromosome 22, usually to the long arms of chromosome 9. It is present in the bone marrow cells of 80 to 90 per cent of patients with chronic myelocytic leukemia (LEUKEMIA, MYELOID, CHRONIC).
Source: MeSH 2007

Philadelphia chromosome: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Philadelphia chromosome:

Philadelphia chromosome as a Disease

Philadelphia chromosome: Another name for Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive
  »Symptoms of Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive
  »Treatments for Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive

Philadelphia chromosome: Related Diseases

Philadelphia chromosome: Philadelphia chromosome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Philadelphia chromosome (Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive)

Some of the symptoms of Philadelphia chromosome incude:

Treatments for Philadelphia chromosome (Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive)

Treatments for Philadelphia chromosome (Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive) include:

  • Imatinib medication and chemotherapy, stem cell transplant

Treatment of Philadelphia chromosome: For more treatment information about Philadelphia chromosome, see treatment of Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia-Positive (Philadelphia chromosome)

Terms associated with Philadelphia chromosome:

Terms Similar to Philadelphia chromosome:

  • Ph1 Chromosome

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Philadelphia chromosome

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Philadelphia chromosome

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Philadelphia chromosome

The following list attempts to classify Philadelphia chromosome into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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