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[Some aspects of "primary-infectious" polyradiculoneuritis ]

JUBA Adolf1

NOVEMBER 20, 1953

Clinical Neuroscience - 1953;6(04)

[After presenting the clinical and histopathological findings of two quite acute (2 days and 7-8 days) fatal "ascending polyradiculoneuritis", the author deals with pathological issues, which, given the severity of the cases, the histopathology provides a good starting point. The focus of the tissue process falls on the area between the root nerve and the intervertebral duct. However, inflammatory infiltrates are initially very sparse, consist of lymphocytes throughout, and do not extend beyond the area of ​​parenchymal destruction; that is, they do not correspond to real but to "reparative inflammation." Morphologically verifiable parenchymal injury is also initially disproportionate to severe clinical relapses and is only approx. It unfolds in 1 week. All this is against the generally accepted origin of the virus; confirmation of the allergic origin raised by Pette may not be by histological but by clinical-laboratory tests.]

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