Bone
Non-neoplastic or metabolic disease
Necrosis

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 October 2016, last major update August 2013

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PubMed Search: Bone necrosis[title]
Cite this page: Necrosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/bonenecrosis.html. Accessed December 5th, 2016.
Definition / General
Micro Description
  • Dead bone stains deeper blue than normal bone, no lacunar cells, margins of bone are ragged
  • May have osteoclasts on bone margins