Osteomyelitis and osteonecrosis

Andrew Rosenberg, Jasvir S. Khurana

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We discuss two of the most common conditions of bone seen in general pathology practice. We review the causes and pathophysiology of osteomyelitis and osteonecrosis. We discuss their imaging characteristics and histological features as well as some of the problems in diagnosis faced by a pathologist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-368
Number of pages14
JournalDiagnostic Histopathology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016


  • avascular necrosis
  • bacterial infections
  • bone infection
  • fungal infections
  • osteochondritis juvenilis
  • osteomyelitis
  • osteonecrosis
  • parasitic infection
  • tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Histology


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