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Substantia nigra structure

Known as: Substantia nigra, Nucleus of basis pedunculi, Nigras, Substantia 
A large cell mass extending forward, over the dorsal surface of the crus cerebri, from the rostral border of the pons into the subthalamic region. It… Expand
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2019
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2019
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD) are the most common age-related neurodegenerative disorders, affecting… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by degeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Familial parkinsonism and dementia with cortical and subcortical Lewy bodies is uncommon, and no genetic defect has been reported… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Parkinson's disease (PD; OMIM #168600) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in the Western world and presents as… Expand
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2004
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2004
The synucleinopathy, idiopathic Parkinson’s disease, is a multisystem disorder that involves only a few predisposed nerve cell… Expand
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2003
Review
2003
Parkinson's disease (PD) results primarily from the death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. Current PD medications… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Parkinson's disease is a common neurodegenerative disease with complex clinical features. Autosomal recessive juvenile… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The micro-architecture of the substantia nigra was studied in control cases of varying age and patients with parkinsonism. A… Expand
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1988
Review
1988
  • W. Gibb, A. Lees
  • Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
  • 1988
  • Corpus ID: 15172915
The Lewy body is a distinctive neuronal inclusion that is always found in the substantia nigra and other specific brain regions… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Four persons developed marked parkinsonism after using an illicit drug intravenously. Analysis of the substance injected by two… Expand
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