Extracellular or ghost Pick bodies and their lack of tau immunoreactivity: a histological, immunohistochemical and electron microscopic study

Histological, immunohistochemical, and electron microscopic evidence of an extracellular, or ghost Pick body has been found in the granular cell layer and, rarely, in the pyramidal cell layer of the hippocampus of an autopsy case of Pick's disease. The ghost Pick body appeared as a blurred, weak argyrophilic mass in the neuropil, and it was composed of… CONTINUE READING