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Neuritic plaques, 2 types (photomicrograph) (2)

Section stained with modified Bielschowsky silver method to illustrate classic plaques. Central amyloid core (yellow star-shaped structure) surrounded by dystrophic neuritic processes (center and right upper corner). (Contributed by Dr. David Geldmacher.)