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The AxonStructure, Function and Pathophysiology$
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Stephen G. Waxman, Jeffery D. Kocsis, and Peter K. Stys

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780195082937

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.001.0001

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Reaction of the neuronal cell body to axonal damage

Reaction of the neuronal cell body to axonal damage

(p.355) 19 Reaction of the neuronal cell body to axonal damage
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This chapter discusses the reaction of neurons to axonal damage. Axonal injury, which can occur following trauma, compression, or inflammation leads to a characteristic retrograde reaction in the affected neuronal cell bodies accompanied by marked alterations in satellite glial cells.

Keywords:   neurons, axons, axonal injury, axonal damage, trauma, compression, inflammation

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