Role of bone marrow biopsy in myeloproliferative neoplasm: study of 49 cases

  • Manjit Kaur
  • Arun Puri
Keywords: Chronic myeloid leukemia, bloody tap, bone marrow biopsy, smear imprint


The aim of the current study was to analyze the value of bone marrow biopsy and imprint smears in myeloproliferative neoplasm. Chronic myeloid leukemia is the most common leukemia amongst MPN as well as all acute and chronic adult leukemia. Diagnosis can be made on peripheral blood, bone marrow examination and molecular pathology findings. But in some cases bone marrow plays a very valuable role in the diagnosis. In the present study, bone marrow biopsies were re-examined in 49 patients with MPN. And it was found that BMB helped in 10 cases of MPN for making final diagnosis.DOI: 10.21276/AABS.1603


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