Revising two-point discrimination assessment in normal aging and in patients with polyneuropathies

@article{vanNes2008RevisingTD,
  title={Revising two-point discrimination assessment in normal aging and in patients with polyneuropathies},
  author={Sonja I van Nes and Catharina G. Faber and Raoul Hamers and Oliver Harschnitz and Mayienne Bakkers and M. C. E. Hermans and Ronald Meijer and Pieter A. van Doorn and Ingemar S. J. Merkies},
  journal={Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={79},
  pages={832 - 834}
}
Objectives: To revise the static and dynamic normative values for the two-point discrimination test and to examine its applicability and validity in patients with a polyneuropathy. Methods: Two-point discrimination threshold values were assessed in 427 healthy controls and 99 patients mildly affected by a polyneuropathy. The controls were divided into seven age groups ranging from 20–29, 30–39,…, up to 80 years and older; each group consisted of at least 30 men and 30 women. Two-point… 
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