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Table 3 Description of neuritis in 20 limbs of 14 patients

From: Clinical prediction rules for the diagnosis of neuritis in leprosy

Patient N° affected limbs (upper/lower) Limb with Neuritis (n = 20) Pain onset (days) Motor impairment Triggered by nerve palpation Sensory signs
1 4 (2/2) Upper > 90 > 30 days Spontaneously > 30 days
Upper 15 |‒30 No Spontaneously ≤ 30 days
2 2 (1/1) Upper 60 |‒90 > 30 days Spontaneously > 30 days
3 1 (1/0) Upper 7 |‒15 ≤ 30 days When asking > 30 days
4 2 (2/0) Upper > 90 > 30 days When asking > 30 days
Upper > 90 > 30 days When asking > 30 days
5 3 (1/2) Upper > 90 > 30 days Spontaneously > 30 days
6 1 (1/0) Upper 7 |‒15 > 30 days No pain > 30 days
7 2 (0/2) Lower < 7 No When asking No
Lower < 7 No When asking No
8 2 (2/0) Upper > 90 No Spontaneously  > 30 days
9 3 (1/2) Upper > 90 No No pain No
Lower > 90 > 30 days No pain > 30 days
10 1 (0/1) Lower > 90 > 30 days When asking > 30 days
11 2 (2/0) Upper 60 |–90 > 30 days Spontaneously > 30 days
Upper 60 |–90 > 30 days Spontaneously > 30 days
12 4 (2/2) Lower > 90 > 30 days Spontaneously > 30 days
Lower > 90 > 30 days Spontaneously > 30 days
13 1 (1/0) Upper 30 |–60 > 30 days No pain > 30 days
14 1 (1/0) Upper 30 |–60 > 30 days When asking > 30 days