"Retrograde Degeneration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Pathologic changes that occur in the axon and cell body of a neuron proximal to an axonal lesion. The process is characterized by central chromatolysis which features flattening and displacement of the nucleus, loss of Nissl bodies, and cellular edema. Central chromatolysis primarily occurs in lower motor neurons.
- Retrograde Degeneration
- Degeneration, Retrograde
- Degenerations, Retrograde
- Retrograde Degenerations
- Axonal Reaction
- Axonal Reactions
- Reaction, Axonal
- Reactions, Axonal
- Nissl Degeneration
- Degeneration, Nissl
- Axon Reaction
- Axon Reactions
- Reaction, Axon
- Reactions, Axon
Retrograde Degeneration, Transneuronal
- Retrograde Degeneration, Transneuronal
- Degeneration, Transneuronal Retrograde
- Degenerations, Transneuronal Retrograde
- Retrograde Degenerations, Transneuronal
- Transneuronal Retrograde Degeneration
- Transneuronal Retrograde Degenerations
- Trans-Synaptic Degeneration
- Degeneration, Trans-Synaptic
- Degenerations, Trans-Synaptic
- Trans Synaptic Degeneration
- Trans-Synaptic Degenerations
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