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White matter

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White matter, named for its relatively light appearance resulting from the lipid content of myelin, refers to axon tracts and commissures. White matter tissue of the freshly cut brain appears pinkis...

UC Davis Department of Neurology - News - White Matter Matters ...

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White matter inflammation causes the brain-blood barrier to become partially ineffective ... "We found that hyperintensities injure the frontal lobes of the brain and ...

Change in the Brain's White Matter

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Nov 5, 2010 ... “Gray matter” is only one of two types of brain tissue; the other “white matter” is rarely mentioned. Yet white matter makes up half the human ...

Spots on an MRI - White Matter Hyperintensities - Verywell

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Jun 16, 2016 ... What causes these white spots on a brain MRI? ... located next to the ventricles, and as the name implies, are found in the brain's white matter.

The subway of the brain - Why white matter matters. - On Biology

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Mar 13, 2014 ... When we think of the brain, our first thought is of grey matter: the squishy ... Most importantly, it found that white matter tracts failed to reach long ...

White matter lesions may not be as scary as they sound ...

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Nov 29, 2011 ... At her second appointment, my wife was told that there were some "spots" on her brain. The doctor called them "white matter lesions." He did ...

White matter disease exacts heavy toll, increasing risk of stroke ...

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Feb 24, 2014 ... White matter disease is responsible for about a fifth of all strokes ... that targets small blood vessels deep within the brain's white matter. ... Researchers have found further troubling evidence that cognitive damage from white ...

Multiple Sclerosis and Brain Matter: What's Going on in my Brain ...

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Jul 8, 2013 ... Neurons are thickly located in the outer areas of the brain called the cortex. If you look at the outside of the brain it looks gray. “The white matter ...

White matter of the brain: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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White matter is found in the deeper tissues of the brain (subcortical). It contains nerve fibers (axons), which are extensions of nerve cells (neurons). Many of ...

What is Grey Matter? - News Medical

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Nov 5, 2014 ... White matter is found buried in the inner layer of the brain's cortex, while the grey matter is mainly located on the surface of the brain. The spinal ...

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DeMyelinating Diseases Of The Brain - Center for Functional MRI

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NORMAL WHITE MATTER. The white matter of the brain is located in the central and subcortical regions of the cerebral and cerebellar hemispheres and ...

White matter disorders - Introduction - VUmc

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The white matter of the brain is composed of nerve fibers and myelin. The nerve fibers form the connections between the nerve cells. Myelin is a fatty sheath ...

Why the White Brain Matters - Dana Foundation

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Jan 1, 2005 ... Almost one half of the brain's volume is not gray but white matter, the .... Possibly the cause in some individuals will be found in white matter.