Adam Opalski

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Adam Opalski (born 26 November 1897 in Olkusz – d. 3 November 1963 in Warsaw) was a Polish neurologist and neuropathologist . He described a specific type of characteristically altered glial cells (currently referred to as Opalski cells), developing in the brain in Wilson’s disease.[1][2][3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jerzy Kulczycki. Professor Adam Opalski (1897-1963) – neurologist and neuropathologist. Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska 2009; 43, 4
  2. ^ Opalski, A. (1930). "Über eine besondere Art von Gliazellen bei der Wilson-Pseudosklerosegruppe". Zeitschrift für die gesamte Neurologie und Psychiatrie 124: 420. doi:10.1007/BF02865108. 
  3. ^ Mossakowski, M. J. (1965). "Some remarks on the morphology and histochemistry of the so-called Opalski cells". Acta Neuropathologica 4 (6): 659–68. doi:10.1007/BF00691216. PMID 5886838. 
  4. ^ William Pryse-Phillips. Companion to Clinical Neurology. 2003
  5. ^ Susan L. Bartolucci, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Pat Forbis, CMT. Stedman's Medical Eponyms. 2005