Small Fiber Neuropathy

Jeffrey A. Cohen, Justin Mowchun and Jon Grudem

in Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Disease:

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195375367
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322930 | DOI:

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Small Fiber Neuropathy

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Small fiber neuropathy may present in an atypical pattern of asymmetric sensory symptoms. Nerve conduction studies are usually normal since this disorder affects the smaller unmyelinated fibers. Impaired glucose tolerance can be an etiological factor. Rational pain treatment for this condition is outlined.

Chapter.  1949 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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