KP1 expression of ghost Pick bodies, amyloid P-positive astrocytes and selective nigral degeneration in early onset Picks disease.

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We present a patient with early-onset Pick's disease in which selective nigral degeneration, KP1 expression of ghost Pick bodies and amyloid P-positive astrocytes were found. We also review the literature on early-onset Pick's disease. A 34-year-old man showed personality change including stereotypical behavior. Muscle rigidity and spasticity developed… (More)

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@article{Kobayashi1999KP1EO, title={KP1 expression of ghost Pick bodies, amyloid P-positive astrocytes and selective nigral degeneration in early onset Picks disease.}, author={Kenji Kobayashi and Matsuhiko Hayashi and Yuken Fukutani and Katsuyuki Miyazu and Manabu Shiozawa and Fumihiko Muramori and Tatsuya Aoki and Yasuyuki Koshino}, journal={Clinical neuropathology}, year={1999}, volume={18 5}, pages={240-9} }