Neurofibrillary tangles in the peripheral sympathetic ganglia of non-Alzheimer elderly individuals.


AIM AND METHODS To clarify whether neurofibrillary tangle (NFT) formation in the peripheral nervous system is related to that in the central nervous system (CNS), we examined the sympathetic and spinal ganglia from 20 patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD), 8 with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), and 100 non-demented individuals, all older than 60… (More)