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If I had bone marrow biopsy and they didnt specifically

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If I had bone marrow biopsy and they didnt specifically check for platelettes, do I have to have another one? Cant they use the previous sample?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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I'm sure they checked for your platelets and magakaryocytes which are platelet cell precursors in the bone marrow.

why don't you think they checked your platelets in your bone marrow biopsy?