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Progressive subcortical gliosis (parietal cortex)

Section of parietal cortex of a patient with progressive subcortical gliosis stained for glial fibrillary acidic protein. This demonstrates a ribbon of severe fibrillary astrocytosis in the subpial cortical zone and at the junction of the cortex and white matter. (x4) (Contributed by Dr. Douglas Lanska.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Atypical dementia
  • Disinhibition-dementia-parkinsonism-amyotrophy complex
  • Frontal lobe dementias
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Frontotemporal dementia with parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17
  • Nonspecific dementia
  • Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome
  • Tauopathy
  • Thalamic dementia