International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

An Audit of Bone Marrow Aspirations in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Dr. Kruti Bhut | Dr. Amit H. Agravat | Dr. Gauravi Dhruva [4]

Abstract: Objective To study the frequency of hematological and non-hematological disorders found on bone marrow examination in a tertiary care hospital of Rajkot, India. Methodology Cross sectional descriptive study was conducted at the Pathology Department of P. D. U. Government Hospital, Rajkot from April 2016 to April 2017. A total of 66 patients were included in study. Bonemarrow aspiration was done, stained and examined. Results Out of 66 patients, 4 patients (6.0 %) had Leukemia, 17 (25.7 %) had Megaloblastic anemia, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) was present in 4 patients (6.0 %), 10 patients (15.1 %) showed normal bone marrow, Aplastic Anemia in 2 patients (3.0 %) and 2 patients (3.0 %) showed Multiple Myeloma. Conclusion Anemia was the commonest disorder amongst non-malignant disorders and acute leukemia was the commonest malignant disorder.

Keywords: Bonemarrow aspiration, Leukemia, Megaloblastic Anemia, Aplastic Anemia

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,

Pages: 1483 - 1485

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