Table 1

Patient details and expression of AQP4, Kir4.1, and α syntrophin in the different specimens

HistologyAgeSexSideSiteCell typeAQP4Kir4.1SynOedema
AQP4, aquaporin 4; F, female; L, left; M, male; R, right; Syn, α syntrophin.
Normal39FRTemporalAstrocyte+++No
Neurone0++0
Normal65MRTemporalAstrocyte+++No
Neurone0++0
Glioblastoma54MRFrontalAstrocyte/astrocytoma++++++Yes
Glioblastoma57MRTemporalAstrocyte/astrocytoma++++++Yes
Oligodendroglioma34FLFrontalOligodendroglioma0++++Yes
Peritumour astrocyte+++++
Carcinoma76FLCerebellumCancer cell0++++Yes
Peritumour astrocyte+++++
Carcinoma68MRCerebellumCancer cell0++++Yes
Peritumour astrocyte+++++
Contusion69MLFrontalAstrocyte++++++Yes
Contusion23MRFrontalAstrocyte++++++Yes
Bacterial meningitis67MRFrontalAstrocyte++++++Yes