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Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology

NERVE BIOPSIES:

Diagnostic procedures available for peripheral nerve biopsies include histochemical stains for primary myelin loss, primary axon loss, vasculopathies or vasculitis.  These procedures are helpful in evaluating and differentiating: 

  • Chronic or acute demyelinating neuropathies
  • Primary axonopathies
  • Vascular neuropathies 

 

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