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Table 4 The relation of integrated findings to symptoms. Absence or presence of any of the defined patterns of neurological findings identified by the secondary examiners related to prior and present upper limb symptoms and to the background for referral

From: Diagnostic accuracy of the neurological upper limb examination II: Relation to symptoms of patterns of findings

   Number of limbs in which any pattern was identified by secondary examiners  
Pain, weakness, and/or numbness/tingling   Agreement on "absence" Dis-agreement Agreement on "presence" Total number of limbs
Absent (44 limbs) Never 26 1 2 29
  Former 12 3 - 15
Present (38 limbs) Referred for other reasons 1 1 4 6
  Referred due to symptoms 3 5 24 32
Total number of limbs   42 10 30 82