Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology


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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