Non-neoplastic or metabolic disease

Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Revised: 27 December 2018

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Bone necrosis[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N Necrosis. website. Accessed December 6th, 2019.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Dead bone stains deeper blue than normal bone, no lacunar cells, margins of bone are ragged
  • May have osteoclasts on bone margins
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