neuro pathology

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Created Feb 23, 2012
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jeeneeree

 

 
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The so-called Duret hemorrhages seen here in the pons are secondary to downward compression...
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The microscopic appearance of this acute cerebral infarction reveals marked edema (the...
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The neurons are the most sensitive cells to anoxic injury. Seen here are red neurons...
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subacute infarct

This cerebral infarction demonstrates the presence of many macrophages...

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remote infarct

Resolution of the liquefactive necrosis in a cerebral infarction...

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bacterial meningitis

Microscopically, a neutrophilic exudate is seen involving...

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The characteristic microscopic findings of Alzheimer's disease include "senile plaques"...
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The plaques of Alzheimer's disease are seen here with a silver stain. Such plaques are most...

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A number of neuritic plaques with Alzheimer's disease are seen here. They have...
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senile plaques of amyloid

bielchowski silver stain

Here is another...

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h&e

tau tangle

This is a neurofibrillary "tangle" of Alzheimer's...

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Neurofibrillary tangles of Alzheimer's disease are also seen best with a silver stain, as shown...
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pick's

FT atrophy

superior temporal gyrus spared

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Microscopically, the caudate nucleus in Huntington's disease demonstrates loss of neurons along...
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The loss of pigmentation in the substantia nigra of the midbrain at the left in a patient...
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At the left, an H and E stain demonstrates a rounded pink cytoplasmic Lewy body in a...
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This is the microscopic appearance of a meningioma of a meningioma at low magnification. Note...
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At medium power, this meningioma is composed of whorled nests of cells. A variety of...
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At high magnification, this meningioma has plump pink cells. A small amount of brown granular...
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The microscopic appearance of an ependymoma reveals a rosette pattern with the cells...
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This is a myxopapillary ependymoma, which is typically found arising in the filum terminale...
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Here is the microscopic appearance of a medulloblastoma with small round blue cells.
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Here is a cystic astrocytoma of the cerebellum in a child. Most childhood brain tumors arise...
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These are the classic microscopic appearances of a schwannoma, which is benign. Note...
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The schwannoma is seen here at higher magnification.
(antoni a?)
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Here is another example of pseudopalisading necrosis of neoplastic cells in a glioblastoma...

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