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Redlich-Obersteiner zone

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Area where schwann cells meet oligodendroglia cells.
The entrance point of the posterior spinal roots in the spinal marrow. It is the border between the peripheral and the central nervous system.


  • E. Redlich:
    Die Pathologie der tabischen Hinterstrangserkrankungen. Ein Beitrag zur Anatomie und Pathologie der Rückenmarkshinterstränge. (Aus dem Laboratorium von Professor Obersteiger in Wien).
    Jena, 1897. (6) + 205 pages).
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, for information submitted.

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