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Morphological Study on Congenital Hydrocephalus of the Inbred Rat, LEW/Jms

Changes in the cerebral gray matter
  • Tohru Okuyama
  • Kazuo Hashi
  • Yasutaka Kurokawa
  • Satoshi Sasaki
  • Katsuko Sudo

Abstract

The morphological changes of the cerebral gray matter in congenital hydrocephalic rat were studied. Dilatation of the ventricle with thinned cerebral mantle was observed. The characteristic finding was the “intracerebral cavity formation” in the gray matter as well as in the cerebral white matter.

Key words

Hydrocephalus Cerebral gray matter Cytoarchitecture Intracerebral cavity Rat (LEW/Jms) 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tohru Okuyama
    • 1
  • Kazuo Hashi
    • 1
  • Yasutaka Kurokawa
    • 1
  • Satoshi Sasaki
    • 2
  • Katsuko Sudo
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgerySapporo Medical CollegeSapporoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Veterinary PhysiologyObihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary MedicineObihiroJapan
  3. 3.The Institute of Medical ScienceUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

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