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    Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

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    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 ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerBrian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology

    Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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