Table 1

Neurologic examination of left upper extremity—inpatient examination and postdischarge follow-up

Inpatient examinationPostdischarge follow-up
ToneHandAbsentReduced
WristAbsentReduced
ElbowAbsentReduced
Strength (MRC scale)†Triceps0/54/5
Biceps2/5*
Supinator2/54/5
Wrist extensors0/50/5
Finger extensors0/50/5
Wrist flexors3/54/5
Finger flexors superficial3/54/5
Finger flexors deep3/54/5
Interossei3/54-/5
Abductor digiti minimi*4-/5
Abductor pollicis brevis*2/5
ReflexesBicepsReducedAbsent
BrachioradialisAbsentAbsent
TricepsAbsentAbsent
SensationPinReducedReduced
Vibration*Absent in the left elbow
Proprioception*Absent in the left wrist
  • *Not documented on examination.

  • †Medical Research Council.