Axonal swellings are related to type 2 diabetes, but not to distal diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy

Karlsson, P., Gylfadottir, S.S., Kristensen, A.G. et al. (12 more authors) (2021) Axonal swellings are related to type 2 diabetes, but not to distal diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy. Diabetologia, 64 (4). pp. 923-931. ISSN 0012-186X



  • Karlsson, P.
  • Gylfadottir, S.S.
  • Kristensen, A.G.
  • Ramirez, J.D.
  • Cruz, P.
  • Le, N.
  • Shillo, P.R.
  • Tesfaye, S. ORCID logo
  • Rice, A.S.C.
  • Tankisi, H.
  • Finnerup, N.B.
  • Nyengaard, J.R.
  • Jensen, T.S.
  • Bennett, D.L.H.
  • Themistocleous, A.C.
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Keywords: Axonal swellings; Diabetes; Diabetic neuropathy; Neuropathic pain; Skin biopsy
  • Accepted: 23 October 2020
  • Published (online): 23 January 2021
  • Published: April 2021
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2021 13:08
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2021 13:08
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Refereed: Yes
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