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Neurodegen 07

Topic: Pathology

Created on Monday, February 16 2009 by gliageek

Last modified on Monday, February 16 2009.


Courtesy of Dr. Mark Cohen
This tau negative, ubiquitin stained section of dentate gyrus suggests that, in addition to dementia, this patient may have manifest which of the following signs?

 
        A) Weakness and spasticity
 
        B) Chorea and ballismus
 
        C) Bradkinesia and tremor
 
        D) Semantic dementia
 
        E) Aphasia
 

 


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A) Weakness and spasticity

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FTLD-U/FTLD-TDP43 is associated with motor neuron like disease  (See References)

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B) Chorea and ballismus

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Huntington disease does not show cytoplasmic inclusions in dentate gyrus  (See References)

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C) Bradkinesia and tremor

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Seen in Lewy body dementia (synucleinopathy), which does not involve dentate gyrus  (See References)

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D) Semantic dementia

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Generally seen in FTLD-tau  (See References)

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E) Aphasia

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Generally seen in FTLD-tau  (See References)

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References:

1. Love, S., Louis, D.N., and Ellison, D.W. (2008). Greenfield's Neuropathology, 8th Edition. Oxford University Press, USA (ISBN:0340906820)Advertising:
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Neurodegen 07
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