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Is the Ulna considered a superficial or deep bone for

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Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019
Question: Is the Ulna considered a superficial or deep bone for bone biopsy?
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel (24 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It will be deep bone for biopsy.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, I am Dr Gopal Goel , Orthopedic Surgery.
When we describe deep or superficial bone for biopsy depends on depth from where the biopsy is to be taken. With this criteria ulna some parts are superficial and other parts are deep so for all practical purposes this biopsy will be taken as deep biopsy.
Second criteria for calling is a deep bone is the convention that all long bone biopsies are to be considered as deep. Superficial biopsies are only with needle like from sternum or iliac crest.
I hope to have answered your question. Please feel free to ask any other question.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel (23 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Thank you

Detailed Answer:
Hi Thanx
Gopal Goel
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Gopal Goel (1 minute later)
Cool....great answer.
Thanks so much.
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Is the Ulna considered a superficial or deep bone for

Brief Answer: It will be deep bone for biopsy. Detailed Answer: Hi, I am Dr Gopal Goel , Orthopedic Surgery. When we describe deep or superficial bone for biopsy depends on depth from where the biopsy is to be taken. With this criteria ulna some parts are superficial and other parts are deep so for all practical purposes this biopsy will be taken as deep biopsy. Second criteria for calling is a deep bone is the convention that all long bone biopsies are to be considered as deep. Superficial biopsies are only with needle like from sternum or iliac crest. I hope to have answered your question. Please feel free to ask any other question.