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A 31-year-old male asked:

How would small fiber neuropathy of the face be diagnosed? would a skin punch be done there as well?

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Dr. Miles Mitchell
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Small fiber sensory neuropathy is diagnosed, or ruled out, using lab tests, electromyography, and, yes, skin biopsies, but the biopsy is usually after other tests, if at all. Signs and symptoms are important too.

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