The acute brain edema which follows a cortical cold lesion is characterized by the appearance of fibril-filled astrocytes within hours of lesion production. This gliosis is steadily progressive for many months after injury. Prompt alleviation of the edema with glucosteroids greatly reduces the severity of the process.
|Number of pages
|Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology
|Published - Apr 1973
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Clinical Neurology
- Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience