Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspirate: Procedure and Interpretation
Self-Study 120 – Intermediate to Advanced Level
Contact Hours (Points): 15
Written by David L. Morgan MD
Published 2004. Reviewed 2007.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION I: PROCEDURE AND EVALUATION OF NORMAL BONE MARROW BIOPSY AND ASPIRATE
Obtaining the Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspirate, Indications for Bone Marrow Studies, Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration, Preferred Puncture Sites, Equipment Used in Obtaining Bone Marrow Specimens, Puncture Technique, Types of Bone Marrow Specimen Preparations, Techniques of Preparation of Bone Marrow Specimens, Direct Smear, Particle Smear (Squash or Crush Pull-Apart Preparation, Imprints (Touch Preparation), Concentrate Smear (Buffy Coat Smear), Histologic Sections, Typical Marrow Preparation Protocol, Examination of Bone Marrow Films, Adequacy of the Bone Marrow Specimen, Marrow Cellularity, Cellular Elements Seen under Low Power, High Power Evaluation of Marrow Cellular Elements (100x oil objective), Erythroid Series, Granulocytic Maturation Series, Lymphocytic Maturation Series, Monocytic Series, Megakaryocytic Series, Bone Marrow Differential Count and M:E Ratio, Bone Marrow Report, Hazards of Bone Marrow Evaluation
SECTION II: BONE MARROW PREPARATIONS IN COMMON LEUKOCYTE DISORDERS INCLUDING ACUTE LEUKEMIAS
Introduction, Common Leukocyte Disorders Seen in the Bone Marrow, Granulocytic Hyperplasia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), Granulocytic Hypoplasia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Acute Leukemias, Multiple Myeloma, FAB Classification of the Acute Leukemias, Case Histories of Common Leukocyte Disorders Seen in the Bone Marrow
SECTION III: BONE MARROW PREPARATIONS IN ERYTHROCYTE DISORDERS
Introduction, Abnormalities in the Rate of Production, Erythroid Hypoplasia, Erythroid Hyperplasia and Erythrocytosis, Abnormalities in RBC Morphology Seen in the Bone Marrow, Megaloblastic Anemia, Sideroblastic Anemias, Dyserythropoiesis, Case Studies of Erythrocyte Disorders as Seen in the Bone Marrow
SECTION IV: INTERPRETATION OF BONE MARROW PREPARATIONS-ADDITIONAL