On this resource, the following formatting is used for comprehensiveness:
- Minimal depth
- (Moderate depth)
(In people over about 60 years of age, or in a history of suspected Alzheimer's disease, take a sample from the hippocampus.)
The main microscopic findings in Alzheimer's disease are:
These signs are mainly visible in the temporal lobes and hippocampus, with following images taken from its CA3 area, marked in box.
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