Spinal cord lesions in progressive supranuclear palsy: some new observations

T. Kato, A. Hirano, M. N. Weinberg, A. K. Jacobs

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The spinal cord was examined in two cases of progressive supranuclear palsy. In both cases, cells with neurofibrillary tangles were seen in the anterior horn, posterior horn, lateral horn, Clark's column, and intermediate gray. The tangles were most frequently observed in the posterior horn. The results suggest that the spinal cord is involved in the pathological process of progressive supranuclear palsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-14
Number of pages4
JournalActa neuropathologica
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Mar 1986
Externally publishedYes


  • Hirano body
  • Neurofibrillary tangles
  • Neurofilaments
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy
  • Spinal cord

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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