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Functional morphology of the adrenal cortex in newborns. I. Morphometric study.
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PMID:  3105258     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Adrenal cortex of fetuses from abortion and newborns as well as 3 anencephalic monsters between 16 and 40 weeks gestational age was investigated. In order to follow the activity of adrenal cortex the volumes of nuclei and of cells were determined by means of morphometry in both the fetal and the definitive zones. The volume of cells showed correlation with gestational age only in the definitive zone. The absence of significant changes in the other (fetal) zone raises the possibility that dysfunction of the adrenal cortex and the consecutive insufficient adaptation could be made responsible for premature birth and perinatal mortality in the cases reported here.
L Pajor; A Németh; T Illés
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta morphologica Hungarica     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0236-5391     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Morphol Hung     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-05-11     Completed Date:  1987-05-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8307964     Medline TA:  Acta Morphol Hung     Country:  HUNGARY    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Cortex / cytology*,  pathology
Anencephaly / pathology
Cell Count
Fetus / cytology
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn*
Infant, Premature

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