Stroke: Resolving Infarction

Brain infarction, or stroke, refers to brain tissue death due to a lack of life-sustaining blood flow to this area.  This brain, which belonged to a person with extensive cardiovascular disease, shows a resolving infarction involving the cerebral cortex of the occipital lobe.  Microscopically this yellow-brown discolored area is infiltrated by an army of macrophages that slowly removes the dead brain tissue until,... Continue Reading →

Video: Intraoperative Consultation – Frozen Section

A high level walk-through of the process of a pathological evaluation of a specimen biopsied for an intraoperative consultation, including frozen section preparation. https://youtu.be/XU9zIjQ7Sjw   For further study on this topic and others related to neuropathology and neuroanatomy,  the following books come highly recommended, and a small portion of the proceeds (or any Amazon purchase through these links)... Continue Reading →

Video: Multiple Sclerosis Part II – Frozen Section Diagnosis

Part 2 of a multi-part series on Multiple Sclerosis that reviews the microscopic features and histopathologic diagnosis of a frozen section of brain tissue assessed during intraoperative consultation. https://youtu.be/60Qcjd3Ri38   For further study on this topic and others related to neuropathology and neuroanatomy,  the following books come highly recommended, and a small portion of the proceeds (or any... Continue Reading →

Video: Multiple Sclerosis Part I – Pathogenesis

Part one of a multi-part series dedicated to Multiple Sclerosis:  Pathogenesis. https://youtu.be/iwZ_UmOprN4   For further study on this topic and others related to neuropathology and neuroanatomy,  the following books come highly recommended, and a small portion of the proceeds (or any Amazon purchase through these links) help with expenses of hosting this site:              ... Continue Reading →

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