We have analyzed 75 referral cases of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) registered in our Research Institute, Supratech Genopath Laboratory of Ahmedabad. Karyotype analysis of bone marrow and blood samples revealed 7 cases (9.3%) were AML positive. Out of these cases, 3 patients (4%) have recurrent chromosomal anomalies of t(8;21) and t(15;17) and other 4 (5.3%) had AML with MDS related changes in which one karyotype had 4 chromosomal abnormalities viz, two each of trisomy and monosomy respectively . This group has poor prognosis.


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