Bone
Non-neoplastic or metabolic disease
Radiation necrosis

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

Revised: 4 October 2016, last major update July 2013

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Cite this page: Radiation necrosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/boneradiationnecrosis.html. Accessed December 4th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Major complication of radiation therapy, usually within 3 years of treatment
Micro Description
  • Necrotic bone, marrow fibrosis, neovascularization, irregular heavily staining cement lines
Differential Diagnosis