Lewy body-related α-synucleinopathy in the spinal cord of cases with incidental Lewy body disease.

@article{Tamura2012LewyB,
  title={Lewy body-related α-synucleinopathy in the spinal cord of cases with incidental Lewy body disease.},
  author={Takuya Tamura and Mari Yoshida and Yoshio Hashizume and Gen Sobue},
  journal={Neuropathology : official journal of the Japanese Society of Neuropathology},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={13-22}
}
Incidental Lewy body disease (ILBD) represents the early asymptomatic phase of Lewy body diseases (LBD), including idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD). Although pathological disturbances in the spinal cord, which connects the brain to the peripheral nervous system, plays an important role, the pathology of ILBD has not been adequately examined. Eighteen ILBD and eight age-matched LBD cases were enrolled in the present study. LB-related pathology was immunohistochemically evaluated using anti… CONTINUE READING