Alterations in catecholamine neurons in the locus coeruleus in dementias of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
A differentiation can be made between the LC in normal brain, in SDAT and PD for diagnostic purposes, based on the findings concerning the morphological alterations of the TH-immunoreactive neurons, the topographical distribution of neuron loss within the length of the LC, and, to some extent, the total reduction in cell number.
KeywordsLocus Coeruleus Neuritic Plaque Rostral Part Locus Coeruleus Neuron Neuron Classis
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