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Hiraki, Kiyoshi Okayama University
Ofuji, Tadashi Okayama University
Hattori, Yoshiyuki Okayama University
1) As the boundary of the outgrowth zone of the bone marrow culture is sharply defined from the surrounding area and the cellular density becomes very high in leukemia, diagnosis can be made with ease and certainty. 2) The differential diagnosis between aleukemic leukemia and aplastic anemia becomes easy by application of the tissue cuIture method. 3) The vital observation of blood cells were used in classification of leukemia by cellular systems, and it was discovered that there were a lot of patients with monocytic leukemia and relatively many with acute lymphatic leukemia. 4) Because the cellular growth in the bone marrow culture of aplastic anemia declines extremely and abundant fat cells are observed, the diagnosis of this disease is easily made by employment of this method.
Acta Medicinae Okayama
Okayama University Medical School