Lafora body

Lafora body
La·fora body lä-'fōr-ə- n any of the cytoplasmic inclusion bodies found in neurons of parts of the central nervous system in Lafora disease and consisting of a complex of glycoprotein and glycosaminoglycan
Lafora Gonzalo Rodriguez (1886-1971)
Spanish neurologist. Early in his career Lafora served as a histopathologist at a government mental hospital in Washington. Later in Madrid he lectured in neuropathology and directed a laboratory for brain physiology. He published experimental studies on the function of the corpus callosum and produced a full-length work on neurosyphilis.

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