Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy : Incidence and Complications in the Aging Brain II . The Distribution of Amyloid Vascular Changes


Ten histologic sections were sampled from similar cortical regions in each of 84 autopsy brains removed from patients aged 60 to 97 years. The sections were stained by the Congo-red method and examined under polarized light for the presence of cortical {parenchymal) cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). Some degree of CAA was found in 36% of all brains… (More)

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