|Bone Marrow in Adult|
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- Persistent bone pain, often severe. It is most common in the back but also in the limbs or ribs.
- Increasing fatigue
- Broken bones
- Repeat infections
- Nausea and vomiting
- Difficulty urinating
- Abnormal bleeding
- Visual problems
- Blood tests
- Urine tests
- Bone marrow aspiration or biopsy
Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant
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- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD
- Review Date: 08/2014 -
- Update Date: 09/30/2013 -
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