Central Corneal Thickness can be Related to Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Children with Type 1 Diabetes.

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Summary of "Central Corneal Thickness can be Related to Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Children with Type 1 Diabetes."

Diabetic eye disease with its various manifestations as well as diabetic neuropathy may occur in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) after several years of diabetes duration. Pachymetry is a promising method evaluating central corneal thickness (CCT) in diabetic patients. The aim of the study was to evaluate the CCT values in children with T1D and its relationship to neurophysiological markers of diabetic neuropathy.


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Name: Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association
ISSN: 1439-3646


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