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Patients with CIPA show an absence of unmyelinated fibers and loss of small myelinated ones.
Electrophysiological testing to measure peripheral nerve conduction properties is not a viable alternative because current methods lack the sensitivity required to detect damage to small, unmyelinated fibers, especially in early stages of disease.
Histopathologically, a marked reduction in the number of unmyelinated fibers may be seen.