Presence of Peripheral Neuropathy Is Associated With Progressive Thinning of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer in Type 1 Diabetes Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetic Neuropathies
  • Nerve Fibers
  • Retinal Ganglion Cells
  • Tomography, Optical Coherence

abstract

  • Individuals with DPN showed a progressive RNFL thinning overall and in the superior quadrant, which was more pronounced in older individuals. There may be common pathways for retinal and peripheral neurodegeneration that are independent of conventional DPN risk factors.

publication date

  • May 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1167/iovs.17-21801

PubMed ID

  • 28828484

Additional Document Info

start page

  • BIO234

end page

  • BIO239

volume

  • 58

number

  • 6