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how long can it take to get bone biopsy results?

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Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A few days: Depending on what the biopsy is for, the initial results (gross micro) will come back in a few days. If the biopsy is for something more specific like tumors, infection, then the permanent results can take up to a week depending on additional stains or final culture results.
Answered on Jul 30, 2013
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
About a week: Usually about a week.
Answered on Jan 21, 2013

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