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Quantitative investigations of presenile and senile changes of the human entorhinal region

  • H. Heinsen
  • L. Abel
  • S. Heckers
  • Y. L. Heinsen
  • H. Beckmann
  • P. Riederer
  • G. Hebenstreit
Part of the Key Topics in Brain Research book series (KEYTOPICS)

Summary

In a quantitative study on thick frozen sections stained by the Gallyas’ silver impregnation method neurofibrillary tangles (NFT), neuritic plaques (NP) and neuropil threads (NT) in the entorhinal as well as transentorhinal area (Braak and Braak, 1985) have been evaluated. The amount of NT exceeded by far that of NFT and NP.

Keywords

Neurofibrillary Tangle Senile Dementia Neuritic Plaque Quantitative Investigation Paired Helical Filament 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Heinsen
    • 1
  • L. Abel
    • 1
  • S. Heckers
    • 1
  • Y. L. Heinsen
    • 1
  • H. Beckmann
    • 1
  • P. Riederer
    • 1
  • G. Hebenstreit
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryLandeskrankenhausAmstetten/MauerAustria

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