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Progressive subcortical gliosis (section of parietal cortex)

Section of parietal cortex of a patient with progressive subcortical gliosis stained for glial fibrillary acidic protein. This demonstrates severe fibrillary astrocytosis at the junction of the cortex and white matter. (x100) (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