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Lewy body

Tuesday 24 August 2004

Lewy bodies

Definition : Lewy bodies include alpha-synuclein and ubiquitin .

Images

- Lewy bodies found in patients with Parkinson disease

Pathology

Lewy bodies and other types of nigral inclusions are associated with :
- Parkinson disease
- dementia with Lewy bodies

See also

-  cellular bodies

  • neuronal bodies