The ultrastructure of glial tumors of astrocytic lineage: a review.

@article{Liberski1998TheUO,
  title={The ultrastructure of glial tumors of astrocytic lineage: a review.},
  author={Pawel P. Liberski},
  journal={Folia neuropathologica},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={
          161-77
        }
}
In order to complete the classical descriptions of astrocytic tumors, I report here ultrastructural findings regarding this group of neoplasms. Fibrillary astrocytomas consisted of a mixture of cell bodies and their processes. Nuclei were indented and contained various types of nuclear bodies or filamentous paracrystalline inclusions. The cytoplasm with innumerable glial filaments was observed. Gemistocytic cells contained slightly more indented peripherally located nuclei while the whole… CONTINUE READING