Reiko Umitsu

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Microdysgenesis (MD) is a neuropathological term that implies a variety of minor developmental abnormalities of the brain. Recently, MD has been used for pathological diagnosis of cerebral tissues surgically resected from epileptic patients. However, criteria or consensus on pathological diagnosis of MD is still vague and controversial because of the lack(More)
The dentate nucleus was examined histologically and immunohistochemically in 47 cases of nonprogressive developmental disorders. Neuronal loss and/or atrophy was observed in 13 cases, while mild neuronal lesions, characterized by dendritic swelling and/or the appearance of eosinophilic materials around the neurons, were exhibited in 20 cases. The former(More)
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