Intracytoplasmic inclusion of Hirano type in Purkinje cells

H. Nagara, H. Doi, T. Iwaki, M. Kuramitsu, J. Tateishi

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Intracytoplasmic, rod-shaped and eosinophilic inclusions were recognized only in Purkinje cells in a case of Crow-Fukase syndrome. The ultrastructure of the inclusions was similar to that of the Hirano body and was suspected to have some relation to neurofilaments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-133
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Neuropathology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1986


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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Nagara, H., Doi, H., Iwaki, T., Kuramitsu, M., & Tateishi, J. (1986). Intracytoplasmic inclusion of Hirano type in Purkinje cells. Clinical Neuropathology, 5(3), 131-133.