Cell morphology testCCell morphology testCell Morphology TestEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemTestsAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn how a cell morphology test is performed and how it can confirm a leukemia diagnosis.</p><p>To help confirm your child’s leukemia diagnosis, a lab specialist studies the shape and size of the bone marrow cells. This is called a cell morphology test and can help distinguish the type of leukemia. Analyzing the cells this way is the first step in the diagnosis process for leukemia. </p> <p>Other tests, including a flow cytometry, are also performed to help confirm the diagnosis. In some patients, the leukemia cells can be seen in the peripheral blood from the initial blood test. However, in this case, a bone marrow test is still required.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>The cell morphology tests examines the size and shape of bone marrow cells to distinguish healthy cells from abnormal cells that may be cancerous.</li></ul>
Test de morphologie cellulaireTTest de morphologie cellulaireCell Morphology TestFrenchOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemTestsAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Comment s’y prend-on pour réaliser l’analyse de la morphologie cellullaire et comment confirme-t-elle le diagnostic de la leucémie.</p><p>Pour confirmer le diagnostic de leucémie de votre enfant, un spécialiste de laboratoire étudie la taille et la forme (morphologie) des cellules de la moelle osseuse. C’est ce que l’on appelle un test de morphologie cellulaire, qui peut aider à diagnostiquer le type de leucémie. L’analyse des cellules est la première étape du processus diagnostic de la leucémie.</p><p>D’autres tests, y compris une cytométrie en flux, sont également réalisés pour aider à confirmer le diagnostic. Chez certains patients, on observe la présence de cellules leucémiques dans le sang périphérique lors de la première analyse sanguine. Cependant, dans le cas présent, il nous faut procéder à une analyse de la moelle osseuse.</p><p>L’échantillon obtenu par aspiration ou le sang périphérique est d’abord séché à l’air sur des lames de verre.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les analyses de la morphologie cellullaire portent sur la taille et la forme des cellules de la moelle osseuse afin de distinguer les cellules saines des cellules anormales qui sont susceptibles d’être cancéreuses.</li></ul>

 

 

Cell morphology test2836.00000000000Cell morphology testCell Morphology TestCEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemTestsAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn how a cell morphology test is performed and how it can confirm a leukemia diagnosis.</p><p>To help confirm your child’s leukemia diagnosis, a lab specialist studies the shape and size of the bone marrow cells. This is called a cell morphology test and can help distinguish the type of leukemia. Analyzing the cells this way is the first step in the diagnosis process for leukemia. </p> <p>Other tests, including a flow cytometry, are also performed to help confirm the diagnosis. In some patients, the leukemia cells can be seen in the peripheral blood from the initial blood test. However, in this case, a bone marrow test is still required.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>The cell morphology tests examines the size and shape of bone marrow cells to distinguish healthy cells from abnormal cells that may be cancerous.</li></ul><h2>How the cell morphology test works</h2> <p>Your child's peripheral blood or bone marrow aspirate is first air-dried on glass slides. The sample is then stained with a dye so the lab specialist can look at the cells under a microscope. The stain provides a snapshot of what your child's cells look like. By studying various features of the cells such as their size and shape, the cell morphology test can distinguish healthy cells from abnormal cells that may be cancerous.</p>Cell morphology testFalse

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