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neurofibrillary tangles (MP:0003214)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
alpha-synuclein inclusion body  
amygdala microinfarct 
amyloid beta deposits  
argyrophilic inclusion bodies  
brain vacuoles  
cerebral amyloid angiopathy  
cerebral infarct +   
Hirano bodies 
Lafora bodies  
Lewy bodies  
neurofibrillary tangles  
dense intraneuronal accumulations of helical filaments (neurofilaments and microtubules) that assume twisted contorted patterns; found in subclasses of cells of the neocortex, hippocampus, brain stem, and diencephalon in individuals with Alzheimer disease and other tauopathies
Rosenthal fibers 
tau protein deposits  

Related Synonyms: neuritic plaques ;   senile plaques
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8, MESH:A08.663.609.520, RGD:cur

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