Which lab studies are used in the workup of diabetic lumbosacral plexopathy?

Updated: Jan 04, 2021
  • Author: Divakara Kedlaya, MBBS; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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In addition to tests performed to evaluate or diagnose diabetes, lumbar puncture results may show elevated cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) proteins, sometimes more than 1 g. [13] Additional laboratory studies to rule out other causes of neuropathy, as well as cancer and bleeding diathesis, are also important.

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