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[Our CSF cytodiagnostic experience]

PÉTER Ágnes1

SEPTEMBER 01, 1965

Clinical Neuroscience - 1965;18(09)

[Our cerebrospinal fluid cytology tests were a definite diagnostic aid in our leukemic patient only. Bischoff points out that the meningogram can also be specific for tumour metastasis, retotheliosis, subarachnoid haemorrhage and parasites. In our cases, we could not draw a sharp line between granulomatous and inflammatory lesions. In our patients with bacterial and bacterial meningitis, we found significant differences in the involvement of granulocytes and plasma cells, with some morphological regularities depending on the aetiology. In some viral-derived inflammatory neuropathies, we observed strikingly intense plasmocytic reactions, concomitant with young immature cell forms that could not be classified into Bischoff cytological reactotypes. He considered the plasmocytic reaction to being characteristic of chronic granulomatous images. Wieczorek raised the question of a functional relationship between phages and reticulum cells on the basis of their coincidence. We would raise the question of a functional relationship between plasma cells and reticulum cells for the same reason, which we believe is evidenced by the occurrence of plasma cellular reticulum cells (a. 6). In some cases in the literature, we have analyzed for the first time the cerebrospinal fluid cytology of patients with panencephalitis.]

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