Hematoxylin-eosin staining of the mediodorsal thalamic nucleus. As seen in the present case, the hematoxylin-eosin staining of the mediodorsal thalamic nucleus also shows severe neuronal loss in a fatal familial insomnia (FFI) control case. The arrow indicates a thalamic neuron.
Moody et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:136 doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-136