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Peripheral motor nerve conduction studies in patients with chronic Chagas' disease

By R. E. P. Sica, O.M. Genovese and Marcela Garcia Erro

Abstract

A comprenhensive investigation of nerve motor conduction velocity was carried out in the ulnar nerve of 70 patients in the chronic stage of Chagas disease. It was found that 2.6% of them, had slowness of the large motor axons at distal segments and 14% at proximal segments. Twenty seven percent of them had also slowness of conduction at the smallest motor fibers. These observations signal that some patients in the chronic stage of the infection may develop a motor neuropathy

Topics: Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, RC321-571, Internal medicine, RC31-1245, Medicine, R
Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia (ABNEURO)
Year: 1991
DOI identifier: 10.1590/S0004-282X1991000400006
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:80c9a179bf764fe387fa75d12d4db152
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