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Where on the body is a bone marrow biopsy done?
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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: The hip
Biopsies are taken from the upper back portion of the hip.
Occasionally, if a suction aspiration is needed, a breastbone puncture can be used.

In brief: The hip
Biopsies are taken from the upper back portion of the hip.
Occasionally, if a suction aspiration is needed, a breastbone puncture can be used.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Hip bone...
The posterior iliac crest (back part of the hip bone) is the most common location to perform a bone marrow biopsy.

In brief: Hip bone...
The posterior iliac crest (back part of the hip bone) is the most common location to perform a bone marrow biopsy.
Dr. Scott Diede
Dr. Scott Diede
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