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Research Article

Behavioral and Histopathological Study of Changes in Spinal Cord Injured Rats Supplemented with Spirulina platensis

Figure 3

Histopathology slaids for control (a) and experimental (b) group 3 days after injury and control (c) and experimental (d) group 7 days after injury. The photographs illustrate H and E stained sections at the crush site. Arrows showed the area of hemorrhage that contains pockets of erythrocytes. Block arrows indicate cavity (empty lesion) with the cavity in the experimental group (d) being smaller than that in the control group (c). The difference of erythrocytes and neutrophils appearance in control (e) and experimental (f) group where ( ) indicate erythrocyte while ( ) indicate neutrophil. Scale bar, 250  m for panels (a)–(d) under 4 magnification and 10  m for panels (e) and (f) under 100 magnification.

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