Cite this page: Pernick N Massive osteolysis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/bonemassiveosteolysis.html. Accessed October 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
- Also called Gorham disease
- Resembles skeletal angiomatosis, but probably not a vascular neoplasm
- Cause unknown
- Destructive reabsorption of a whole bone or several bones, with replacement by heavily vascularized fibrous tissue