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Blood supply to bone

Bones require their own blood supply which travels through the periosteum to the inner bone marrow.


Review Date: 9/16/2010
Reviewed By: Sameer Patel, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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