Diffuse axonal injury: illustration

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski




Illustration depicting the differential motion that causes axonal injury in head trauma. The block on the right represents a portion of the brain, with the grey matter depicted by the yellow neuron cell bodies and white matter by the brown axonal striations. 

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rID: 38437
Published: 20th Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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