Osteoradionecrosis of the skull simulating bone metastases

Natto Kaplinsky, Amos Pines, Rina Tadmor, Otto Frankl

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Multiple skull erosions which simulated bone mestatases developed in a 54-year-old patient who had been treated for favus by radiotherapy 40 years earlier. Radiation necrosis should be recognized and differentiated from defects and erosions due to malignant or infectious process in order to prevent unnecessary procedures and treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-34
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number675
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes


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