Autopsy study of Alzheimer's disease brain pathology in schizophrenia.

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The brains of 125 schizophrenic patients (DSM-IV criteria) without other major diseases likely to affect brain morphology were examined at autopsy in our hospital for an evaluation of the number of neurofibrillary tangles (NFT) and senile plaques (SP) as indicators of the incidence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) brain pathology. The clinical degree of dementia… (More)

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@article{Niizato1998AutopsySO, title={Autopsy study of Alzheimer's disease brain pathology in schizophrenia.}, author={Kazuhiro Niizato and Toshiyuki Arai and Noriomi Kuroki and K Kase and Shuji Iritani and Katsuhisa Ikeda}, journal={Schizophrenia research}, year={1998}, volume={31 2-3}, pages={177-84} }