Nerve Pathology Overview

Nerve biopsy can identify potentially treatable causes of neuropathy, such as vasculitis, atypical CIDP, sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, lymphomatosis, or leprosy... [Read More]

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Neuropathy and Amyloidosis

Neuropathy can be an early manifestation of systemic amyloidosis. Such patients often present with a painful distal and symmetric neuropathy and autonomic symptoms. [Read More]

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Muscle Pathology Overview

Muscle biopsy is used to confirm that there is a morphological or biochemical abnormality that correlates with or could account for clinical symptoms. [Read More]

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Statin Neuropathy

Statin neuropathy appears to be associated with axonal degeneration, and affects both large and small fibers. [Read More]

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Cancer Related Neuropathy

Neuropathy can result from the underlying cancer, or neurotoxicity of drugs used to treat the tumor. [Read More]

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Sweat Gland Nerve Fiber Density

A reduction in the innervation of sweat glands has been reported in a number of conditions that can cause autonomic neuropathy. [Read More]

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Small Fiber Neuropathy in Rheumatological Disorders

Patients with rheumatological disorders can present with a variety of syndromes that can result from Small Fiber Neuropathy (SFN). [Read More]

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Small Fiber Neuropathy Overview

Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is caused by damage to the small, unmyelinated fibers in the peripheral nerves that innervate the skin and internal organs... [Read More]

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Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density

Demonstration of a reduction in the Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density (ENFD) on punch skin biopsy is a highly sensitive and specific test for Small Fiber Neuropathy (SFN). [Read More]

By |2022-03-22T23:11:48-05:00February 8th, 2018|Nerve Fiber Density|Comments Off on Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density
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