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Tumefactive demyelination, H&E x 400

Last updated on Wednesday, March 25 2009 by gliageek

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Tumefactive demyelination, H&E x 400
The enlarged cell with the bizarre fragment appearing nucleus was first described by Creutzfeldt and Peters in the early part of the twentieth century. Though not pathognomonic of tumefactive demyelination, the cells are characteristically seen within tumefactive demyelinating lesions