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A Lewy Body Characteristic of Parkinson's Disease

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.

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