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Nerve biopsy

nerve biopsy --> biopsy, nerve

(Science: investigation, procedure, surgery) A procedure which involves the removal of a small specimen of nerve tissue for microscopic analysis.

The ankle or wrist are the most common sites used for nerve biopsy. Conditions such as amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, metabolic polyneuropathy, leprosy, demyelination, alcoholic neuropathy, charcot-Marie-tooth disease, peroneal nerve dysfunction, mononeuritis multiplex and other polyneuropathies may be detected using this study.


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Re: Vagus Nerve

... lower "scopy" they found irritation in my stomach....did the biopsy...found H. Pylori. Treated me for that. Some of the pain went away. ... 84 and have had problems with that all these years....maybe the Vagus nerve was damaged somehow. I am only 42 and cannot imagine living the rest ...

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by amandad37
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:17 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
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The Fiber Disease

... less static because of low metabolism. During formation of fibers show nerve cell type behavior. Nerve cell type behavior they show in particular ... actually constitutes a protoplasm. This makes detection of the agent in biopsy impossible during standard clinical research. Single cell micro organisms ...

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by al
Mon Dec 18, 2006 12:46 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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... painful to remove in my case. They are intermingled/attached to nerves or nerve tissue. In fact, these two specimens were the epicenter of ... can't get a doc to go that route unless it is just a simple punch biopsy. Most choose not to get their hands dirty, and even then, they would ...

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by yyz
Tue Dec 27, 2005 3:59 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... sensing and are not apoptotic but dormant. During formation fibers show nerve cell type behavior. Nerve cell type behavior they show in particular ... oncology/ cytokine/ proteome This makes detection of the agent in biopsy impossible during standard clinical research. Single cell micro organisms ...

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by tamtam
Wed Nov 16, 2005 3:36 pm
 
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