Lewy bodies are not increased in progressive supranuclear palsy compared with normal controls.

@article{Tsuboi2001LewyBA,
  title={Lewy bodies are not increased in progressive supranuclear palsy compared with normal controls.},
  author={Yoshio Tsuboi and J. Eric Ahlskog and H{\"u}lya Apaydin and Joseph E. Parisi and Dennis W. Dickson},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={57 9},
  pages={1675-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of Lewy bodies (LB) in progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). BACKGROUND LB are characteristic of PD, but are also found in normal controls and in other neurodegenerative diseases, especially AD. METHOD The authors evaluated the brains of 72 consecutive cases of pathologically confirmed PSP and 98 normal controls, ranging in age from 60 to 100 years, with immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein. RESULTS LB and Lewy neurites were found in 13 cases of… CONTINUE READING

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