TABLE 3.

Reason for Referral and Findings on Initial Examination

Entire Group (N = 28)<1 Year (N = 16)>1 Year (N = 12)
Reason for referral
 Cutaneous findings1512 (75%)3 (25%)
 Neurologic deficit81 (6%)7 (58%)
 Foot abnormalities43 (19%)1 (8%)
 Infection33 (19%)0
 Pain202 (17%)
 Scoliosis101 (8%)
Findings on initial examination
 Cutaneous findings2716 (100%)11 (92%)
 Neurologic deficit198 (50%)11 (92%)
  Motor weakness113 (19%)8 (67%)
  Sensory change707 (58%)
  Reflex change156 (37.5%)9 (75%)
  Decreased sphincter tone61 (6%)5 (42%)
Altered bowel/bladder function404 (33%)
  Gait changes505 (42%)
 Foot abnormalities43 (19%)1 (8%)
 Infection33 (19%)0
 Pain303 (25%)
 Scoliosis101 (8%)