Capillaries in the subarachnoid space

A. Hirano, J. Cervós-Navarro, T. Ohsugi

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The fine structure of the small vessels of the subarachnoid spaces in the rat and mouse cerebral and cerebellar cortices was examined. Small vessels with lumen under 7 μ and whose walls consisted of a single layer of endothelial cells were found. These vessels are regarded as true capillaries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-85
Number of pages5
JournalActa Neuropathologica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 1976



  • Capillaries
  • Cerebellum
  • Electron microscope
  • Leptomeninges

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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Hirano, A., Cervós-Navarro, J., & Ohsugi, T. (1976). Capillaries in the subarachnoid space. Acta Neuropathologica, 34(1), 81-85.