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The diagnosis of blood diseases, very often, requires examination of the bone marrow. This procedure is called a bone marrow biopsy. The results determine treatment and prognosis.Bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy are tests ordered by your doctor to evaluate your bone marrow function. Bone marrow produces red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. This test allows the doctor to study these cells in the various stages of development to better plan your treatment.Picture of a normal marrow biopsy appears under microscopy. There are red cells, white cells and platelets in between the fat cells.

Normal Bone Marrow Normal Bone Marrow
After the procedure Indications of Bone Marrow Biopsy
Contraindications of Bone Marrow Biopsy