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Tabes dorsalis: electrodiagnostic features.
  1. P D Donofrio,
  2. F O Walker
  1. Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

    Abstract

    Electrodiagnostic data have not been previously reported in tabes dorsalis. A patient with tabes dorsalis is described whose nerve conduction studies and median nerve somatosensory evoked responses (SEPs) were normal. H-reflexes were absent. SEPs of the tibial nerve suggested posterior column dysfunction. These electrodiagnostic findings correlate precisely with the known pathology of tabes dorsalis.

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