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What does increase in bone marrow count of 157 suggest?

I had chemo two years ago for non hodgkins lymphoma/ lukemia. I was stage 4 . I went for a check up today and they said that my blood that showed something wrong with my bone marrow. When I was first diagnosed he said my bone marrow was like 88 now it is 157. What does that mean.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018
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Hello,

The increase in the count can be suggestive of a relapse. A proper biopsy is needed for the detailed results and to know the cause.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Praveen Tayal,
Orthopaedic Surgeon
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