General Medicine

Bone Marrow Aspiration Needle

Bone Marrow aspiration needle is an instrument used to aspirate Marrow from the Bone
Bones commonly involved: Sternum or posterior iliac crests because they are superficial and make a note that all flat bones and vertebrae in the body contain bone marrow.

Salah Bone Marrow Aspiration Needle

Bone marrow infiltration:

  • Leukaemia/lymphona
  • Secondary carcinoma
  • Myelofibrosis


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  • Neutropenia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • Anemia
  • Pancytopenia
  • Myeloproliferative disorders


  • Typhoid
  • Tuberculosis


  • Bone pain
  • Haemorrhage
  • Infection

Bone Marrow Aspiration Procedure:
The bone marrow needle is introduced at the site vertically and bone marrow is aspirated with the help of syringe attached to the needle

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