Corneal Nerve Tortuosity in Diabetic Patients with Neuropathy Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cornea
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Diabetic Neuropathies
  • Microscopy, Confocal

abstract

  • Corneal confocal microscopy allows rapid, noninvasive in vivo evaluation of corneal nerve tortuosity. This morphologic abnormality relates to the severity of somatic neuropathy and may reflect an alteration in the degree of degeneration and regeneration in diabetes.

publication date

  • February 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1167/iovs.03-0637

PubMed ID

  • 14744880

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 418

end page

  • 22

volume

  • 45

number

  • 2