Figure 1. Appearance of normal (upper) and Parkinsonian (lower) human midbrain.

Figure 1

Appearance of normal (upper) and Parkinsonian (lower) human midbrain. Depigmentation of the substantia nigra is the main macroscopic neuropathological hallmark of Parkinson's disease. Magnification × 0.7. Courtesy Dr. Jans Muller.

From: Dopamine and Parkinson's Disease

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