What is the role of brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAEP) testing in the workup of demyelinating disease?

Updated: Oct 25, 2019
  • Author: Andrew B Evans, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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An abnormal response may be seen with higher frequency in symptomatic patients with demyelinating disease. Sometimes, however, a positive test may be recorded in the absence of clinical brainstem symptoms.


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