Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 10, pp 1354–1355 | Cite as

Degeneration of unmyelinated axons in the dental root canal induced by 6-OH-dopamine

  • K. Fried
  • C. Hildebrand
Specialia

Summary

The pulpal nerve fibres of feline incisors were examined ultrastructurally after i.v. administration of 6-OH-dopamine. The presence of degenerating unmyelinated fibres at this site provides conclusive morphological evidence that sympathetic fibres enter the dental pulp.

Keywords

Nerve Fibre Root Canal Dental Pulp Morphological Evidence Sympathetic Fibre 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Fried
    • 1
  • C. Hildebrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyKarolinska InstitutetStockholm 60Sweden

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