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gliosis

 [gli-o´sis]
an excess of astroglia in damaged areas of the central nervous system.

gli·o·sis

(glī-ō'sis),
Overgrowth of the astrocytes in an area of damage in the brain or spinal cord.

gliosis

/gli·o·sis/ (gli-o´sis) an excess of astroglia in damaged areas of the central nervous system.

gliosis

[glī·ō′sis]
a proliferation of astrocytes that may appear as a sign of healing after a central nervous system injury. See also fibrogliosis.

gliosis

Astrocytosis, astrogliosis Neuropathology An abnormal ↑ in astrocytes 2º to destruction of nearby neurons, typically due to ↓ glucose or O2

gli·o·sis

(glī-ō'sis)
Overgrowth of the astrocytes in an area of damage in the brain or spinal cord.

gliosis

Propagation (proliferation) of nerve connective tissue (neuroglia) in the brain or spinal cord. This may occur as a repair process or as a response to inflammation.

gliosis

an excess of astroglia in damaged areas of the central nervous system.
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Pathology examination of tree shrews in our treatment group revealed gliosis and neurofibrillary tangles that were absent from the blank and saline groups.
Sometimes involutions develop with cortical laminar necrosis, cortical atrophy and gliosis, leading to mesial temporal sclerosis [52].
Abnormal signal intensity area is noted in periventricular white matter and centrum semiovale on right side in territory of right MCA appearing hyperintense on T2WS and FLAIR sequences suggesting chronic infarct with gliosis.
Microscopic examination of the brain showed substantial gliosis, degenerative changes of neurons and glial cells, necrosis, and microcalcifications.
T2W FLAIR image in the axial plane (A) showing atrophy of the left frontal lobe with gliosis of sub-cortical and deep frontal white matter as well as "ex vacuo" widening of the extracerebral CSF spaces and frontal horn of the left lateral ventricle.
No obstante, en la evaluacion histopatologica de las 20 ratas se encontro hiperplasia de celulas endoteliales, gliosis y edema intersticial.
4) Pediatric neurologists often use MRS to evaluate for congenital neurometabolic disease; this modality also can help distinguish between an active intracranial tumor from an abscess or gliosis.
hemiparesis, uMN sign+, Learning disability Case Laterality CT scan of head MRI (additional findings) 1 left Cerebral atrophy, Prominent left prominent sulci, frontal sinus, prominent cerebral peduncle ventricle midline hypoplasia, and shift, bony elevation of left thickening petrous ridge 2 left Cerebral atrophy, NA prominent ventricle, widening of sulci and Sylvian fissure, bony thickening 3 Left Cerebral atrophy, Gliosis in left prominent parietal-occipital ventricle widening cortex, shifting of of sulci and falx towards the Sylvian fissure, same side adjacent thickened calvarium rt: right; UMN: upper motor neuron; MR: mental retardation; NA: not available; GTC: generalized tonic-clonic; CT: computed tomography; MRI: magnetic resonance imaging.
A condition associated with severe neuronal cell loss and gliosis in the hippocampus.
The diminished intensity of the lesions in the T2 FLAIR sequence (Figure 1B) indicates fluid accumulation consistent with gliosis.
There was mild mass effect (4 mm septum pellucidum leftward shift), with adjacent white matter mild edema and gliosis.
The actual MRI (11/17/2009) confirmed clear evidence for an ischemic stroke with a circumscribed porencephalic cyst and minor gliosis in the left periventricular and central white matter with no evidence for residuals of cerebral hemorrhage (hemosiderin) (Figures 4(a), 4(b), 4(c), and 4(d)).