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...
White matter inflammation causes the brain-blood barrier to become partially
ineffective ... "We found that hyperintensities injure the frontal lobes of the brain
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 is found in the deeper tissues of the brain (subcortical). It contains
nerve fibers (axons), which are extensions of nerve cells (neurons). Many of ...
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 ...