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good stain for motor neurons

Nissl

2

good stain for myelin

luxol fast blue

3

good stain for astrocytes

GFAP
Holzer

4

what do red neurons indicate

cell death

5

what will you see in a silver stain of an unhealthy motor neuron?

dendritic pruning

6

what is chromatolysis and what does it indicate

- swelling
- axonal damage

7

when do you see neurofibrillary tangles?

AD

8

where do you see rabies cytoplasmic inclusions?

purkinje cells of cerebellum

9

what is a hallmark of ALS on stains?

bunina bodies

10

differences between brain capillary and other capillaries

in brain capillary
- fewer fenestrations and clefts
- more mitochondria
- fewer pinocytotic vesicles

11

two types of edema in CNS

vasogenic - blood vessel leakage
cytotoxic - damage to cells

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causes of vasogenic edema

trauma
tumors
hypoxia/ischemia
infections