Bone Marrow

  • Ralph H. Hruban
  • William H. Westra
  • Timothy H. Phelps
  • Christina Isacson

Abstract

The evaluation of the bone marrow typically includes both a trephine core biopsy and a fluid aspiration. The details of the preparation of these specimens are beyond the scope of this manual; however, you should be familiar with some basics.

Keywords

Bone Marrow Core Biopsy Bone Marrow Aspirate Surgical Pathology Peripheral Blood Smear 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph H. Hruban
    • 1
  • William H. Westra
    • 1
  • Timothy H. Phelps
    • 2
  • Christina Isacson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pathology Meyer 7-181The Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, School of MedicineThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyVirginia Mason Medical CenterSeattleUSA

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