Which histologic findings are characteristic of Alzheimer disease in Down syndrome?

Updated: Apr 30, 2018
  • Author: Gratias Tom Mundakel, MBBS, DCH; Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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In patients with Down syndrome who have clinical signs of dementia associated with Alzheimer disease, postmortem histopathologic findings of the brains show the typical microscopic findings of Alzheimer disease.


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