[Early diagnosis of painful diabetic neuropathy by corneal confocal microscopy].

@article{Wang2014EarlyDO,
  title={[Early diagnosis of painful diabetic neuropathy by corneal confocal microscopy].},
  author={Hongli Wang and Dongsheng Fan and Shuo Zhang and Xin Wang},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2014},
  volume={94 33},
  pages={2602-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the early diagnosis of painful diabetic neuropathy by observing the alterations in corneal innervation with corneal confocal microscopy. METHODS Fifty aged-matched control subjects, 45 diabetic neuropathy including 20 subjects with type 2 diabetes and painful neuropathy (PDN) and 25 subjects with type 2 diabetes and painless neuropathy (PLN) underwent detailed evaluations of their neuropathic symptoms. The examinations of visual analogue scale (VAS), contact heat evoked… CONTINUE READING