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Kearns-Sayre syndrome, high power H&E stained section of substantia nigra

Last updated on Tuesday, April 21 2009 by gliageek

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Kearns-Sayre syndrome, high power H&E stained section of substantia nigra
The classic histopathologic features of mitochondrial central nervous system disease include degeneration of neuropil with prominent dilated capillary blood vessels and morphologic preservation of neuronal cell bodies (distinguishing the lesions from simple ischemic necrosis).



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