Table 2

Clinical presentation

Conversion group (n=30)Control group (n=30)Statistics
Monoparesis90
Hemiparesis1311Fisher’s NS
Paraparesis718Fisher’s P<0.01
Triparesis10
Tetraparesis01
Left sided symptoms2-150 164Fisher’s P<0.001
Right sided symptoms57Fisher’s NS
Moderate disability2225Fisher’s NS
Gross disability85Fisher’s NS
  • 2-150 Twenty nine conversion patients and twenty eight control patients were right handed.