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Electrophysiological profile in arsenic neuropathy.
  1. S J Oh
  1. Department of Neurology, University of Alabama, Birmingham 35294.


    Comprehensive electrophysiological studies were performed on 13 patients with arsenic neuropathy. The most prominent finding was a marked abnormality in sensory nerve conduction in the presence of moderate abnormalities in motor nerve conduction. The motor nerve conduction studies and needle EMG were typical of those seen in axonal degeneration which was confirmed by sural nerve biopsy.

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