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Normal Histology

Cerebral cortex
Cerebral white matter
Basal ganglia
Midbrain
Pons
Medulla oblongata
Cerebellum
Spinal cord
Sympathetic ganglion

Midbrain / substantia nigra (compact zone)

Hematoxylin-eosin stain

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  • Brown pigments (neuromelanin, arrows) are observed in the cytoplasm of the neurons.

Kluver-Barrera stain

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  • Neuromelanin is stained blackish brown.

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