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Alzheimer disease patient’s brain section

Alzheimer disease patient’s brain section is stained with an immunohistochemical method incorporating anti-amyloid beta protein (Aß) as primary antibody. Note strongly immunoreactive senile plaques, subpial immunoreactive Aß material, and a single artery adjacent to pia showing cerebral amyloid angiopathy. (Contributed by Dr. Jeffrey L Saver.)

Associated Disorders

  • Alzheimer disease
  • Arteriovenous malformations of the brain
  • CAA
  • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies
  • Down syndrome
  • Infratentorial superficial siderosis
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Leukoaraiosis
  • Lobar hemorrhage
  • Malignant neoplasms and radiation necrosis
  • Memory loss
  • Nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Other dementias
  • Primary CNS angiitis
  • Prion disease
  • Seizures
  • Superficial siderosis
  • VCID
  • Vascular cognitive impairment and dementia