Spinal cord explanatory video

SPINAL CORD

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Cerebellum

 


Spinal cord explanatory video

 

 

 

Spinal cord has two main features which are diagnostic. An inner H-shaped grey matter, which surrounds a central canal and a white matter which surrounds the grey matter. It is covered in meninges which is continuous with that of the brain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Differential diagnosis: 

Nervous issue can be confused with each other. Thus cerebellar and cerebral cortices must be distinguished from spinal cord by the H-shaped grey matter of the latter.


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