2010 - Review: Vibration testing and monofilament testing are most accurate for diagnosing large-fiber peripheral neuropathy in diabetes

Gutknecht, David R.
October 2010
ACP Journal Club;10/19/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 4, p9
Academic Journal
The article presents the outcomes of a scientific study which aims to find out the accuracy of various aspects of the clinical examination for diagnosing large-fiber peripheral neuropathy (LFPN) in patients with diabetes. Undertaken by J. N. Kanji and colleagues it also included studies to assess the accuracy or precision of bedside screening for peripheral neuropathy in patients with diabetes. It was seen that vibration testing is accurate for diagnosing large-fiber peripheral neuropathy.


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