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Figure 3: (a) Complete spinal cord removed at autopsy; (b) Low magnification highlighting the central canal and neurons of the anterior horn (bracket); inset showing the scanner view of the section at the level of cervical cord; (c) Degenerative changes (arrow) noted in the neurons of anterior horn associated with loss of neurons (H&E ×400); (d) Chromatolytic with peripheral condensation of Nissl granules (H&E ×400); (e) Ballooned neurons within the anterior horn neurons (H&E ×400)

Figure 3:  (a) Complete spinal cord removed at autopsy; (b) Low magnification highlighting the central canal and neurons of the anterior horn (bracket); inset showing the scanner view of the section at the level of cervical cord; (c) Degenerative changes (arrow) noted in the neurons of anterior horn associated with loss of neurons (H&E ×400); (d) Chromatolytic with peripheral condensation of Nissl granules (H&E ×400); (e) Ballooned neurons within the anterior horn neurons (H&E ×400)