A Lewy Body Characteristic of Parkinson's Disease (image) NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Share Print E-Mail Caption This image shows a section of autopsied brain tissue from an individual with Parkinson's disease. The nerve cell at the center contains a large round Lewy body. Credit Dennis Dickson, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. Usage Restrictions Please credit Dennis Dickson, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.