Non-neoplastic or metabolic disease

Topic Completed: 01 August 2013

Revised: 27 December 2018

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PubMed Search: Bone necrosis[title]
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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