Cariotipo

El cariotipo es un examen que se hace para identificar anomalías cromosómicas como causa de una malformación o de una enfermedad. El examen puede realizarse con una muestra de sangre, médula ósea, líquido amniótico o tejido de la placenta.Cariotipo

Revision

Last reviewed 11/2/2012 by Chad Haldeman-Englert, MD, FACMG, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics, Winston-Salem, NC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, and Stephanie Slon.

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