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Acute neuronal necrosis cerebell

Acute neuronal necrosis cerebell
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The cells circled in green in this image are Purkinje cells. Purkinje cells are found in the cerebellum between the granule cell layer (dark blue cells) and the molecular layer (homogenous pink area). These Purkinje cells are bright red, which is an indicator of anoxic injury. Purkinje cells are very sensitive to hypoxia, and are among the first cells to die in cerebral ischemia.
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