central chromatolysis

cen·tral chro·ma·tol·y·sis

chromatolysis associated with significant axonal injury.
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[14] After 1month, 0.7 and 0.5 mg/kg ketamine administrations on 16 adult dogs at lumbar and sacral parts gliosis, axonal edema central chromatolysis, lymphocyte infiltration, and fibrosis thickening of dura mater were observed.
On the other hand, it is important to point out that the peripheral positioning of the nucleus is normal in ENS, while it indicates axonal lesion in CNS and is generally followed by central chromatolysis (Kumar et al.).
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