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Table 2 Prevalence of signs and symptoms consistent with HIV-SN

From: HIV-associated sensory neuropathy in HIV-1 infected patients at the Douala General Hospital in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Symptoms (at the legs or feet) n (%)
Pain 21 (7.1)
Pins and needles 39 (13.2)
Numbness 24 (8.1)
Asymptomatic 233 (78.9)
Ankle jerk reflexes compared to knee jerk
Grade 0 : Absence of reflex 41 (13.9)
Grade 1: Hypoactive 48 (16.3)
Grade 2: Normal 203 (68.8)
Grade 3: Hyperactive 2 (0.7)
Grade 4: Clonus 1 (0.3)
Perception of tuning fork vibration on great toes
Grade 0: maximum perception for >10s 213 (72.2)
Grade 1: perception for 6 – 10 seconds 42 (14.2)
Grade 2: perception for <5 seconds 25 (8.5)
Grade 3: No perception 15 (5.1)