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Chromosome diagnosis notation

  1. Apr 17, 2011 #1

    Hi, what would the above mean in terms of chromosome diagnosis? I understand a translocation has occurred between chromosomes 4 and 11, but not what (p16;p15) means.

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  3. Apr 17, 2011 #2


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    The 16 and 15 bands on the respective p arm.
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