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HORÁNYI Béla1

MAY 03, 1954

Clinical Neuroscience - 1954;7(02)

[1. The degree of senile atrophy of the brain is usually disproportionate to age and the degree of mental and other performance. 2. The senium does not create qualitatively new histological changes. 3. The so-called wear pigment is not a morphological expression of neuronal wear and aging. 4. Senile neuronal lesions can lead to the destruction of functioning elements (large cerebral cortex, subcortical ducts, olfactory tract, etc.) 5. In the senium, the corpus pineale may still contain many intact parenchymal cells; the corpus pineale also has a function in the semium. 6. One of the focal points of senium problems is the issue of vascular permeability. 7. Alzheimer's fibril lesion and senile paque are not necessarily accompanying the senium, but their presence is not an essential pathological function. 8. The compensatory functional capacity of each individual against senile nervous system tissue changes is different. 9. The extent of senile nervous system lesions does not show any sorting principle.]

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