1990
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-282x1990000400002 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: SUMMARY -Eighty untreated patients suspected to have leprosy were submitted to neuro¬ physiological examination and later compared with the clinical diagnosis. Among the patients who had leprosy confirmed, 98% had EMG abnormalities.Motor and sensory amplitude reduction was the earliest and the most frequent abnormality. Low conduction velocity of the ulnar nerve across the elbow was present in over 55% ot the patients.A «mosaic» peripheral polyneuropathy was the most characteristic finding, and seems to be hel… Show more

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