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From: Post-mortem assessment in vascular dementia: advances and aspirations

Fig. 3

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and histological sections of cerebral tissue exhibiting microhaemorrhages. (A) Radiological characteristics of microhaemorrhages inclusive of small, well-demarcated hypointense ovoid lesions (arrow). (BCi) Images from an 81-year-old man with dementia and severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy on pathology: (B) post-mortem 7 T MRI scan of hypointense ovoid lesion (arrow); (C) magnified image of cortical microhaemorrhage; (Ci) increased magnified image of cortical microhaemorrhage – brown deposits are haemosiderin (arrow) and yellow deposit is haematoidin (arrow head), indicating the microhaemorrhage is subacute. Histological stain hematoxylin and eosin used on images C and Ci. Scale bars represent 1000 μm in image C, and 100 μm in image Ci. Images prepared by Dr S. van Veluw

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