What To Think About
During a bone biopsy, the doctor
may also take a sample of
bone marrow (bone marrow biopsy). A bone marrow biopsy
is done to check for infection in the bone marrow or to see why the bone marrow
may not be healthy or to check for certain kinds of cancer, such as
lymphoma, or multiple myeloma. For more information,
see the topic
Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
David Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
October 4, 2012
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