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Table 4 Infarcts (excluding acute) in aMCI and naMCI organized by location and size (microscopic (not grossly visible), lacunar (<1 cc), small (1-27 cc), and large (>27 cc)). All data listed as N (%). Groups are not mutually exclusive

From: Neuropathological comparisons of amnestic and nonamnestic mild cognitive impairment

  aMCI
Area affected Total cases Microscopic Lacunar Small Large
 Cortical 10 (29 %) 8 (24 %) 2 (6 %) 2 (6 %) 2 (6 %)
 Centrum semiovale 3 (9 %) 2 (6 %) 1 (3 %) 1 (3 %) 1 (3 %)
 Deep nuclei 12 (35 %) 4 (12 %) 9 (26 %) 2 (6 %) 1 (3 %)
 Infratentorial 14 (41 %) 12 (35 %) 2 (6 %) 2 (6 %) 1 (3 %)
  naMCI
Area affected Total cases Microscopic Lacunar Small Large
 Cortical 3 (20 %) 1 (7 %) 0 2 (13 %) 1 (7 %)
 Centrum semiovale 3 (20 %) 0 2 (13 %) 0 1 (7 %)
 Deep nuclei 3 (20 %) 2 (13 %) 2 (13 %) 0 0
 Infratentorial 3 (20 %) 2 (13 %) 1 (7 %) 0 0