BONE MARROW ASPIRATION FINDINGS IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF PESHAWAR

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Asif Hussain Munir
Siama Qayyum
Amina Gul
Zahid Ashraf

Abstract

Objective: To study the frequency of hematological and non-hematological
disorders found on bone marrow examination in a tertiary care hospital of
Peshawar.
Methodology: This cross sectional descriptive study was conducted at the
pathology department of Khyber Medical College and Khyber Teaching Hos-pital, Peshawar from Jan to Dec 2013. A total of 157 patients were included in
this study. Bone marrow aspiration was done, stained and examined.
Results: Out of 157 patients, 30 patients (19.1%) had leukemia, 26 (16.6%)
had megaloblastic anemia, ITP was present in 26 patients (16.6%), 18 patients
(11.5%) showed normal bone marrow, 17 patients (10.8%) had evidence of
hemolytic anemia, aplastic anemia was present in 9 patients (5.7%), iron defi-ciency anemia was seen in 9 patients (5.7%), anemia of chronic disorder was
present in 08 patients (5.1%), hypersplenism was present in 05 patients (3.2%),
metastatic lesions, PNH and visceral leishmaniasis was present in 2 patients
(1.3%) each. Malaria, myelofibrosis and evidence of hemoglobinopathies was
found in 01 patient( 0.6%) each.
Conclusion: Anemia was the commonest disorder amongst non-malignant
disorders and leukemia was the commonest malignant disorder.

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Munir AH, Qayyum S, Gul A, Ashraf Z. BONE MARROW ASPIRATION FINDINGS IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF PESHAWAR. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2016 Jan. 3 [cited 2023 Feb. 2];29(4). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1835
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Asif Hussain Munir

Pathology Department Khyber Medical College Peshawar