What is the role of bone marrow biopsy in the workup of mastocytosis?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Perform bone marrow biopsy and aspirate in patients with urticaria pigmentosa if they have peripheral blood test abnormalities, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, or lymphadenopathy to determine if they have an associated hematologic disorder.


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