Signs and Evidence

Making clinical sense of scientific data


Tinel's test

Ulnar neuropathy
 Positive likelihood ratio
1.32 ( Beekman R et al. )
(average) 1.32
Negative likelihood ratio
0.72 ( Beekman R et al. )
(average) 0.72

Sources used:

1.Beekman R et al. The diagnostic value of provocative clinical tests in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow is marginal. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2009 Dec;80(12):1369-74