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Nodopathies of the peripheral nerve: an emerging concept
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    Nodopathy or paranodopathy: that is the question
    • Nobuhiro Yuki, Nobuhiro Yuki
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      • Jerome J. Devaux

    In peripheral nerves, the domain organization of myelinated axons depends on specific axoglial contacts between the axonal membrane and Schwann cells at nodes, paranodes and juxtaparanodes. The term nodo- paranodopathy was originally proposed to characterize neuropathies with anti-ganglioside antibodies by a common pathological continuum starting with dysfunction/disruption at the nodes of Ranvier, a transitory nerve fai...

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