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    Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

    Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

    Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy

    Bone marrow aspiration removes a small amount of bone marrow fluid through a needle put into a bone. Bone marrow biopsy removes a small amount of bone along with bone marrow fluid.

    For this procedure, the person typically lies on his or her side or stomach.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Brian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology

    Current as ofApril 28, 2016

    Current as of: April 28, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Brian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology

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