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The Effects of Radiation on the Skeleton and Radiation Induced Sarcomas (of Bone and Soft Tissues)

  • Mario Campanacci

Abstract

Internal radiation as well as external radiation produce similar effects on the skeleton. These effects consist of necrotic changes, which are constant if a certain radiation dose is exceeded and, very rarely, include the development of a sarcoma.

Keywords

Fibrous Dysplasia External Radiation Giant Cell Tumor Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Internal Radiation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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