There is a small region of the grey matter where there are “holes” between neurons. Some vessels resemble these holes.
Diagnosis: Prion disease
- Infection by prions
As prions accumulate inside the neurons will the neurons commit apoptosis, which leaves behind small holes between the healthy cells.
23. Senile plaques and neurofibrillar degeneration
25. Subacute granulomatous thyreoiditis (De Quervain)