Why ENFD Analysis Provides the Best Tool to Confirm Small Fiber Peripheral Neuropathy


One quick in-offi­ce procedure can provide a definitive diagnosis, allowing for effective treatment and symptom relief Have patients complained of burning pain, tingling, numbness, or a pins and needles feeling of the lower extremity? This could be an indication of small fiber peripheral neuropathy[1] (SFPN), a condition that can be definitively confirmed with a quick, in-office punch biopsy procedure and epidermal nerve fiber density (ENFD) analysis. “For the early detection of small fiber peripheral neuropathy, ENFD analysis is the best objective tool,” says Dr. Wayne L. Bakotic, ENFD Medical Director at BakoDx. “The ENFD diagnostic test allows for the confirmation [...]