etat crible

é·tat cri·blé

in neuropathology, a term describing perivascular atrophy of cerebral tissue, producing lacunae.
[Fr. sieve]

état criblé

[ātä′ krēblā′]
Etymology: Fr, sievelike state
a condition or state of multiple sievelike perforations in swollen lymphatic nodules in the intestine. It is a frequently fatal complication of untreated typhoid fever.

é·tat cri·blé

(ā-tah krēblā)
In neuropathology, a term describing perivascular atrophy of cerebral tissue, producing lacunae.
[Fr. sieve]

état criblé

(ā-tă′ krēb-lā′) [Fr., sievelike state]
Multiple irregular perforations of Peyer's patches of the intestines. These patches are characteristic of typhoid fever.
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These changes, which had been described in 1843 by Durland-Fardel as etat crible [44], result in an extensive network of tunnels filled with extracellular water producing a pattern of diffuse increased proton signals.
The presence of patchy areas of pallor to myelin stains and associated gliosis, although occasionally coexistent with etat crible, was not present in all the areas of increased MRI signal [41].
CT and MRI changes reflect a change in the texture of the white matter periventricular tissue, with increased water content [41, 42] that occurs in etat crible.
The arteriolar and perivascular changes of etat crible, associated with hypertension and perhaps other unknown factors, may cause chronic impairment of the oxygen and nutrients exchange, with subsequent demyelination and gliosis [42].