Table 1

Comparison of patients with axonal and demyelinating neuropathy associated with monoclonal gammopathy: symptoms

A-MGUS (n=16) Mean (SD)D-MGUS (n=20) Mean (SD)P value
Age (y) 70 (14)64 (13)NS
Duration of symptoms at presentation (months)18 (20)44 (54)NS
Duration of follow up (months)34 (26)38 (52)NS
Male sex1015NS
Motor symptoms:
 Weak feet46NS
 Weak hips24NS
 Weak hands13NS
 Weak arms21NS
Sensory symptoms:
 Numb feet1318NS
 Numb hands59NS
  • MGUS = Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance. The Mann-Whitney independent rank sum test was used to compare ordinal and continuous variables. Fisher’s exact test was used to compare categorical responses.