Diffuse degeneration of the cerebral white matter in severe dementia following head injury.

@article{Strich1956DiffuseDO,
  title={Diffuse degeneration of the cerebral white matter in severe dementia following head injury.},
  author={Sabina J. Strich},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1956},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={163-85}
}
This paper reports the findings in the brains of five patients who' survived a closed head injury in a more or less decerebrate and extremely demented state, for five to 15 months. These cases were selected from a series of patients who died after prolonged coma or other severe disturbances of consciousness following head injury. Both clinically and pathologically they form a distinct group. The head injuries were uncomplicated, that is, there were no fractures of the skull, no intracranial… CONTINUE READING

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