Subacute loss of Purkinje cells (PC) is documented by so-called “empty baskets” (EB) that have been visualised by Bielschowsky´s impregnation technique. The baskets (white arrows) synapse to the PC perikarya and in order to inhibit PC activity. ML: molecular layer; GL: granule cell layer; scale bar: 40 μm.
Forman et al. BMC Genetics 2012 13:55 doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-55