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Pick bodies are silver-staining, spherical aggregations of tau protein in neurons associated with Pick's disease, a subtype of frontotemporal lobar degeneration. Pick bodies were first described by Czechoslovakian neurologist Arnold Pick in 1892.

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  • Pick A. (1892) Über die Beziehungen der senilen Hirnatrophie zur Aphasie. Prager medicinische Wochenschrift Prague 17:165-167.

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