Histology Course S VII 16 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histology Course

S VII 16 Alzheimer's disease   Bielschowsky silver impregnation further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: G30.9

75-year-old male, 3-year history of change in personality with loss of psycho-intellectual performance. Severe decrease of cognitive abilities. Clinical suspicion of Alzheimer`s disease.

- Note the numerous senile plaques and neurofibrillary degeneration (so-called tangles) n the area of Ammon’s horn and especially in the neighbouring temporal cortex.