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Observations on glial inclusion bodies in a case of acute disseminated sclerosis
  1. E. J. Field,
  2. Henry Miller,
  3. Dorothy S. Russell1
  1. Medical Research Council Group on Demyelinating Diseases, King's College and Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Bernhard Baron Institute of Pathology, London Hospital, London


    An unusual rod-like structure enclosed within a vacuole is described as occurring in enlarged glial cells associated with the lesions encountered in an uncommonly acute case of multiple sclerosis apparently heralded by an attack of `viral encephalitis'. Similar bodies were not found in a variety of other enlarged glial cells. An encapsulated `grape-fruit' like structure was also seen.

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