volume 56, issue 3, P406-411 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1978.tb05693.x
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NIELS VESTI NIELSEN

Abstract: 36 patients suffering from diabetes mellitus and 45 controls were subjected to blind studies for corneal sensitivity using Cochet & Bonnet's aesthesiometer and of vibratory perception of the left index finger and great toe by biothesiometer. 83% of the diabetics had a corneal sensitivity below 60 mm against 38% of the controls. Likewise a significantly reduced vibratory perception was noticed among the diabetics. Further, the reductions of corneal senstivity and vibratory perception were correlated in the diab…

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