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(M1.NE.4671) A 32-year-old woman is brought to your office by her husband. The husband says that she had been acting strange lately. She has been forgetful, and she sometimes becomes angered for no reason, which is highly unusual for her. She has also been having random, uncontrollable movements, which are also new. On examination, she appears withdrawn and flat. On further questioning, she reveals that her father died at age 45 from a movement disorder. Which of the following is the pathological hallmark of the patient's condition? Topic Review Topic
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1. Substantia nigra pars compacta
2. Alpha-synuclein intracellular inclusions
3. Loss of neurons in the caudate nucleus and putamen
4. Lipohyalinosis
5. Beta-amyloid plaques

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