OverviewBone marrow may be harvested from the hip (iliac bone) to serve as bone grafts elsewhere in the body.
Update Date 3/28/2014
Updated by: Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.