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Validity of clinical small fiber sensory testing to detect small nerve fiber degeneration

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Study Design Prospective, cross-sectional diagnostic accuracy study. Background Small nerve fiber degeneration (SFD) commonly occurs in patients with peripheral neuropathies, resulting in deterioration in nerve function. Currently, the gold standard to identify SFD is through skin biopsies. Simple clinical tests aim to identify SFD, but their validity remains unknown. Objectives To examine the validity of clinical tests to assess SFD using ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2519/jospt.2018.8230

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Ridehalgh, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
10
Pages:
767–774
Publication date:
2018-06-22
Acceptance date:
2018-04-30
DOI:
EISSN:
1938-1344
ISSN:
0190-6011
Pubs id:
pubs:860006
URN:
uri:e09eff22-6d07-41c6-9851-f9082617e5b5
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uuid:e09eff22-6d07-41c6-9851-f9082617e5b5
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pubs:860006

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