sailor girlDisorders Causing Dementia

Most of these images are small GIF files and should show up OK on a monitor setup to display 256 colours . Images were captured from an Olympus BX50 microscope to a PowerMacintosh 7100/80 using a grey-scale Sony XC-77 video camera and a Scion LG-3 video capture card with NIH 1.58 software. Final GIF file manipulation was performed in Adobe Photoshop.

A Lewy body Parkinson's disease, substancia nigra.

A Lewy body (the round structure within a pigmented neuron). Original section stained with H&E.


Dystrophic neurites Diffuse Lewy body disease, hippocampus.

Immunohistochemical stain for ubiquitin, showing coarse dystrophic neurites in the CA2 sector.


Chromatolytic neuron Pick's disease, cortex.

A chromatolytic neuron. Immunohistochemical stain for ubiquitin.


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