A sex difference in neurodegeneration of the human hypothalamus.

Abstract

The mediobasal hypothalamus (MBH) of 33 males (mean age, 77 +/- 10 years) and 31 females (mean age, 78 +/- 10.3 years) was investigated for neurofibrillary pathology associated with abnormally phosphorylated tau protein. A conspicuous pathology was identified, characterized by terminal-like processes contacting the neurohemal vasculature of the posterior… (More)

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@article{Schultz1996ASD, title={A sex difference in neurodegeneration of the human hypothalamus.}, author={Christian Schultz and H. P. van den Braak and Eva Braak}, journal={Neuroscience letters}, year={1996}, volume={212 2}, pages={103-6} }