You may have been told you have fat necrosis after experiencing a trauma or having breast cancer surgery. Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Learn all about necrosis in the human body, including the many ways that necrosis can happen and how it is treated.
Tissue engineering can help repair skin, cartilage, the heart, and, bone using biomaterials like cells. Learn more about what it is and why it's important.
Gangrene is the death (necrosis) of a part of the body such as toes, fingers, or intestines that may result in amputation. Learn more about prevention.
The IGAP flap is an autologous tissue flap procedure that uses fat and skin from your lower buttock to create a new breast mound after a mastectomy.
A debridement is a surgical procedure to removed dead, infected, or contaminated tissue from a wound to promote prompt healing.
Cissus quadrangularis is an herbal remedy long used in folk medicine to promote bone and joint health and weight loss, albeit with mild side effects.
Myositis is the term used to describe a group of conditions that cause chronic muscle inflammation, damage, weakness, and (sometimes) pain.
Debridement is a procedure done to remove unhealthy tissue. Find out when debridement is necessary and the different ways it is done.
What benign conditions can mimic breast cancer? How are these breast-cancer look-alikes similar on an exam, mammogram, ultrasound, and MRI?