Table 3

Histometry of sural nerve biopsy specimens (mean (SD))

ControlsCG+CG−
*p<0.005;
**p<0.05 (Student’s t test for unpaired groups).
Fibre density (n/mm2)5.400–8.6002.357 (285)*4.210 (964)
Fibres >8 μm (%)22.8–34.69.6 (4.9)**20.7 (7.2)
Total number of clusters<3817.5 (5.3)99.4 (45)*