Pick bodies

Pick bodies are intracytoplasmic spherical inclusions found in Pick's disease. They are composed of tau fibrils (thus Pick's disease is a tauopathy) arranged in a disorderly array 1. Although tau protein is a major component a number of other protein products are present, including ubiquitin and tubulin 1,2

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rID: 13147
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pick's bodies

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