Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 1992 Dec;18(6):539-47.

Allocortical involvement in Huntington's disease.

Author information

1
Department of Anatomy, J.W. Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany.

Abstract

Seven brains of individuals who had suffered from Huntington's disease and seven control brains were examined. Preparations stained for Nissl material and lipofuscin pigment revealed a characteristic layer-specific loss of nerve cells in two allocortical areas, the entorhinal region and the subiculum. The most severe changes occurred in the entorhinal layer Pri-gamma while layer Pre-alpha, layer Pre-gamma and the subiculum showed less severe alterations.

PMID:
1488086
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Wiley
Loading ...
Support Center