How is chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) diagnosed?

Updated: May 23, 2021
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Sara J Grethlein, MD, FACP  more...
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The diagnosis of CML is based on the following:

  • Histopathologic findings in the peripheral blood
  • Philadelphia chromosome (Ph1) in bone marrow cells

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