Bergmann gliosis

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Micrograph showing Bergmann gliosis. H&E stain.

Bergmann gliosis is hyperplasia of Bergmann glia (in the cerebellum) due to Purkinje cell death,[1] as may occur in a hypoxic-ischemic insult or peritumoral compression.

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  1. ^ Perry, Arie; Brat, Daniel J. (2010). Practical Surgical Neuropathology: A Diagnostic Approach: A Volume in the Pattern Recognition series (1st ed.). Churchill Livingstone. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-443-06982-6.