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WHO Classification of Tumours
B lymphoblastic leukaemia/lymphoma with hypodiploidy (hypodiploid ALL)
Tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues


Definition

A neoplasm of lymphoblasts committed to the B lineage whose blasts contain <46 chromosomes. A stricter definition of <45 chromosomes, and possibly even <44 chromosomes, more accurately reflects the clinical pathologic entity
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Nachman JB, Heerema NA, Sather H, Camitta B, Forestier E, Harrison CJ, Dastugue N, Schrappe M, Pui CH, Basso G, Silverman LB, Janka-Schaub GE (2007)
Outcome of treatment in children with hypodiploid acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Blood 110: 1112-5



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