Wallerian degeneration

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Wallerian degeneration

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The terms "Wallerian degeneration" returned 38 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

MRI findings in a case of spinal cord Wallerian degeneration following trauma.
 

Author(s): Puneet Mittal, Ranjana Gupta, Amit Mittal, Kapish Mittal

Journal: Neurosciences (Riyadh). 2016 Oct;21(4):372-373.

 

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2016

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Progressive Wallerian Degeneration of the Corpus Callosal Splenium in a Patient with Alexia Without Agraphia: Advanced MR Findings.
 

Author(s): Kriti Gandhi, Laura Gillihan, Marcella A Wozniak, Jiachen Zhuo, Prashant Raghavan

Journal: Neuroradiol J. 2014 Dec;27(6):653-6.

 

The corpus callosal splenium is an uncommon location for Wallerian degeneration (WD), which may be mistaken for new pathology on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). We describe the case of a 69-year-old woman with a left posterior cerebral artery infarct in whom progressive WD of the ...

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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Hyperintense signal in pyramidal tract neurons in postoperative brain tumor: wallerian degeneration or neoplastic dissemination?
 

Author(s): Ricardo Mendes Rogerio, José Luiz Pedroso, Acary Souza Bulle Oliveira, Lázaro Luis Faria do Amaral

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2013 Nov;71(11):907-8.

 

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2014

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The terms "Wallerian degeneration" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Similarities between inherited demyelinating neuropathies and Wallerian degeneration: an old repair program may cause myelin and axon perturbation under nonlesion conditions.
 

Author(s): Rudolf Martini, Dennis Klein, Janos Groh

Journal: Am. J. Pathol.. 2013 Sep;183(3):655-60.

 

Wallerian degeneration (WD) and inherited demyelinating neuropathies of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1 (CMT1) appear to represent completely distinct events. CMT1-like diseases are chronic disorders of peripheral nerves that are genetically caused and lead to secondary neurodegenerative ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2013

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Wallerian degeneration: gaining perspective on inflammatory events after peripheral nerve injury.
 

Author(s): Andrew D Gaudet, Phillip G Popovich, Matt S Ramer

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In this review, we first provide a brief historical perspective, discussing how peripheral nerve injury (PNI) may have caused World War I. We then consider the initiation, progression, and resolution of the cellular inflammatory response after PNI, before comparing the PNI inflammatory ...

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2011

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Wallerian degeneration, wld(s), and nmnat.
 

Author(s): Michael P Coleman, Marc R Freeman

Journal: Annu. Rev. Neurosci.. 2010 ;33():245-67.

 

Traditionally, researchers have believed that axons are highly dependent on their cell bodies for long-term survival. However, recent studies point to the existence of axon-autonomous mechanism(s) that regulate rapid axon degeneration after axotomy. Here, we review the cellular and ...

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2010

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