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Fischer's plaque (Louis Fischer)

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A degenerative product of ganglion cells and amorphic breakdown products, surrounded by glia cells.

Description

Druses. A degenerative product of ganglion cells and amorphic breakdown products, surrounded by glia cells. Occur in Alzheimer’s disease.

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