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Synucleinopathies

Michael S. Rafii and Jody Corey-Bloom

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0019
Synucleinopathies

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Chapter 19 discusses synucleinopathies, a group of neurodegenerative disorders that share a pathological lesion composed of fibrillary aggregates of insoluble α -synuclein (AS) protein in selective populations of neurons and glia, and include Parkinson's disease (PD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), and multiple system atrophy (MSA).

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Subjects: Neurology

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