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Normal Histology

Cerebral cortex
Cerebral white matter
Basal ganglia
Midbrain
Pons
Medulla oblongata
Cerebellum
Spinal cord
Sympathetic ganglion

Spinal cord/spinocerebellar tract

Hematoxylin-eosin stain

Info?

  • This tract is composed only of the thick axons (circles).

Kluver-Barrera stain

Info?

  • The myelin sheaths surrounding axons are seen (circles). Those myelin sheaths are easily broken due to artifacts (arrows).

Bodian stain

Info?

  • This tract is composed only of the thick axons (circles). The myelin sheaths around the axons are not stained argyrophilic (arrows).

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