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2022 Nov 24

Muscle Nerve

A-waves associated are with neuropathic pain in leprosy.


Garbino J A, Kirchner DR, França MC
Muscle Nerve. 2022 Nov 24.
PMID: 36420641.


A-wave is a late response related either to demyelination or early axonal regeneration. It may be helpful in the evaluation of some peripheral neuropathies. In leprosy, previous studies suggested that A-waves could be a neurophysiological marker of pain in patients during reactions. Herein, we attempted to further assess the profile and clinical correlates of A-waves by exploring a large leprosy cohort.