Small fiber neuropathy in female patients with fabry disease.

  title={Small fiber neuropathy in female patients with fabry disease.},
  author={Rocco Liguori and Vitantonio Di Stasi and Enrico Bugiardini and Renzo Mignani and A Burlina and Walter Borsini and Agostino Baruzzi and Pasquale Montagna and Vincenzo Donadio},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  volume={41 3},
Recent studies suggest that heterozygous female Fabry disease (FD) patients develop peripheral neuropathy. We used skin biopsy to define somatic and autonomic peripheral nerve characteristics in 21 females with FD who were mainly asymptomatic and had normal renal function. Somatic epidermal and dermal autonomic nerve fiber reductions were found, prevalently… CONTINUE READING