Corneal fiber length assessment may spot DSP in type 1 diabetes

02/15/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Measuring corneal nerve fiber length through corneal confocal microscopy showed 85% sensitivity and 84% specificity in finding diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study in Diabetes Care. Researchers studied 89 type 1 diabetes patients and found that 37% had DSP and had lower corneal nerve fiber length, fiber density and branch density, compared with other patients without DSP and a control group without diabetes.

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