Pick disease


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Pick dis·ease

(pik),
progressive circumscribed cerebral atrophy; a rare type of cerebrodegenerative disorder manifested primarily as dementia, in which there is striking atrophy of portions of the frontal and temporal lobes. Synonym(s): Pick syndrome
[F. Pick]

Pick disease

n.
Variant of Pick's disease1.

Pick dis·ease

(pik di-zēz')
Progressive circumscribed cerebral atrophy; a rare type of cerebrodegenerative disorder manifested primarily as dementia, in which there is striking atrophy of portions of the frontal and temporal lobes.
[F. Pick]

Pick,

Friedel, German physician, 1867-1926.
Pick atrophy - Synonym(s): Pick disease
Pick bodies - intracytoplasmic argentophilic inclusion bodies seen in neurons in Pick disease.
Pick disease - a rare type of cerebral degenerative disorder manifested primarily as dementia. Synonym(s): Pick atrophy; Pick syndrome; progressive circumscribed cerebral atrophy
Pick syndrome - Synonym(s): Pick disease
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These corticobasal bodies can be stained with Gallyas, are tau-4R immunoreactive, and are found mostly in the frontal and parietal cortex, in contrast to Pick bodies in Pick disease.
Pick disease showing granular neurons of the dentate fascia of the hippocampus with tau- immunoreactive cytoplasmic inclusions (a).
07% which included 2 cases of Neimann Pick Disease and 1 case of Gaucher's disease.