Table 1

Sawyer and colleagues1: sensitivity and specificity of signs of an upper motor neuron lesion

TestSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)
Forearm rolling87100
Upper limb drift79100
Finger tap7995
Facial weakness77100
Hemiparesis76100
Wrist extension weakness69100
Cogan’s sign6495
Babinski reflex45100
Hemianopia30100
Hemisensory disturbance29100