Denervation microangiopathy in senile dementia, Alzheimer type.

  title={Denervation microangiopathy in senile dementia, Alzheimer type.},
  author={Arnold B. Scheibel and Thanh Hai Duong and Uwamie Tomiyasu},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  volume={1 1},
Structural analysis of the capillary plexus in the brains of 5 patients with clinical and neuropathological diagnosis of Senile Dementia, Alzheimer Type, revealed a group of striking physical alterations compared with tissue specimens from 5 age-matched controls. Capillary walls were thickened with irregular lumpy, nodulated contours which appeared due, in part, to infiltration of the vascular wall with rounded cell-like bodies. In some cases, these resembled the perikarya of pericytes or… CONTINUE READING