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New Classification System Developed for MS-Like Syndrome

News   Apr 16, 2021 | Original story from Tohoku University

 
New Classification System Developed for MS-Like Syndrome

(1) Astrocyte lysis: extensive loss of astrocytes with fragmented and/or dust-like particles; (2) progenitor recruitment: loss of astrocytes except small nucleated cells with GFAP-positive fibre-forming foot processes; (3) protoplasmic gliosis: presence of star-shaped astrocytes with abundant GFAP-reactive cytoplasm; and (4) fibrous gliosis: lesions composed of densely packed mature astrocytes. Credit: Tohoku University

 
 
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