Optic nerve degeneration

Source 10 year male Siberian husky, OS
Fixative glutaraldehyde
Stain azure II-methylene blue
Notes The dark blue stain within each fascicle is that picked up by the remaining optic nerve myelin sheaths; this nerve shows a substantial reduction in the number of nerve fibers; many of the remaining fibers are abnormally swollen; the lower image is of a higher magnification of
See also
Legend arrowheads - swollen nerve fibers
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