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[Contribution of electroneuromyography to the evaluation of neuropathy in diabetic patients].

Authors
  • Escobar-Rodríguez, David Alvaro
  • Rivera-Ibarra, Doris Beatriz
  • Juárez-López, Mercedes de Jesús
  • González-Carmona, Beatriz
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
44
Issue
1
Pages
27–34
Identifiers
PMID: 16497256
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The prevalence of diabetic neuropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is of 80%, the type of variety is of segmental demyelination in 51% and of mixed type in 49%. There is a high correlation between the clinical diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy and the confirmation by electroneuromyography.

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