Flashcards in intro to neuropath Deck (12)
good stain for motor neurons
good stain for myelin
luxol fast blue
good stain for astrocytes
what do red neurons indicate
what will you see in a silver stain of an unhealthy motor neuron?
what is chromatolysis and what does it indicate
- axonal damage
when do you see neurofibrillary tangles?
where do you see rabies cytoplasmic inclusions?
purkinje cells of cerebellum
what is a hallmark of ALS on stains?
differences between brain capillary and other capillaries
in brain capillary
- fewer fenestrations and clefts
- more mitochondria
- fewer pinocytotic vesicles
two types of edema in CNS
vasogenic - blood vessel leakage
cytotoxic - damage to cells