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Table 3 Diagnostic performance of S-LANSS and CNE compared to MRI

From: Correlation of the self-reported Leeds assessment of neuropathic symptoms and signs score, clinical neurological examination and MR imaging in patients with lumbo-sacral radiculopathy

Diagnostic test TP FP FN TN Sensitivity Specificity +LR -LR
S-LANSS 42 25 14 21 0.75 0.6 1.87 2.4
Skin sensation 27 13 29 33 0.48 0.71 1.66 1.37
Motor power 35 16 21 30 0.63 0.65 1.8 1.76
Tendon reflex 29 6 27 40 0.52 0.87 4 1.8
LLNDTs 44 20 12 26 0.79 0.57 1.84 2.71
  1. Key: TP True positive, FP False positive, FN False negative, TN True negative, +LR Positive likelihood ratio, −LR Negative likelihood ratio