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Structural and functional characteristics ependymal shell of the ventricles of the brain in various pathological conditions of the central nervous system

Konstantin Kozyrev; Ibrahim Malikiev; Maria Martynova;

The ependyma of the ventricles of the brain is studied in its acute swelling and edema, acute, chronic, congenital and internal dropsies, Alzheimer’s disease and Pick’s disease in 130 section cases. In acute swelling and edema, acute internal hydrocephalus, structural and functional disorders of the ependyma are observed; their development is correlated with the duration of exposure and the nature of pathogenic factors. Ependyma changes in Alzheimer’s disease and Pick’s disease is a result of bradytrophia and reduce its regeneration activity. The cascade of destructive processes in the brain in case of studied forms of CNS pathology can become a platform for transformation of the ependyma into shock genicity zone with severe cerebrospinal fluid and hemodynamic disorders.


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Keywords: ependymal shell, liquorodynamic and hemodynamic disorders, pathomorphology

Stavropol State Medical Academy
Pyatigorsk State Research Institute of Balneotherapeutics
Pyatigorsk State Pharmaceutical Academy