Neuropathology

Neuropathology is the study of pathology which deals with the disease of Nervous tissue in the form of either small surgical biopsies or whole-body autopsies.

A physician who specializes in Neuropathology or general pathology is termed as neuropathology

Usually, some of the developed tests like  Epidermal Nerve  Fiber Density Testing (ENFD) is a recently developed test in which skin biopsy is taken to identify small fiber Neuropathies by the analysis of nerve fibers of the skin.

Muscle biopsies are used for the diagnosis of diseases like Polymyositis & mitochondrial myopathy, etc.

Peripheral nerve is estimated to work up patients with Peripheral neuropathies & secondary conditions such as Vasculitis and Amyloidosis.