Which diagnostic approaches for diabetic neuropathy are investigational?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Dianna Quan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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The following additional diagnostic approaches for diabetic neuropathy are currently in use or under intense study. Details of these techniques are beyond the scope of this review.

  • Skin punch biopsy/intraepidermal nerve fiber density testing [70] and immunohistochemical staining of peripheral nerves

  • Quantitative sensory testing

  • Imaging using MRI and ultrasonography


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