On the Pathological Histology of the Semilunar and Superior Cervical Sympathetic Ganglia

W. Hale White
1885 Medico-chirurgical transactions  
WISHING to discover whether or not the sympathetic ganglia were affected in certain diseases, I have been occupying my spare time during the last two years in preparing a number of sections, in all over a hundred and fifty, of the semilunar and superior cervical ganglia, with a view to discovering how far the structure of these bodies might vary within normal limits. Inasmuch as this subject is very cursorily referred to in any text-books, with the exception of one or two Italian ones, I
more » ... lian ones, I thought the results of my investigations might be of use to some members of our profession. In order to avoid any bias I adopted the following method of procedure. As soon as the post-mortem examination was made the specimen was put into a bottle which was numbered, whilst the description of the postmortem was entered in a book against this number. The
doi:10.1177/095952878506800118 fatcat:4xtpn4mmbnfphd4eca4osiiaui