non-SCI taxonomy

symbolreasonjudgement for classification


Segment Motor scores Light touch Pin Prick Light touch Pin prick Motor scores Segment
C2 image/svg+xml Light Touch Appreciation S L L 3 L 4 S2 S1 L5 2 L L 4 L5 S1 S2 3 L 2 3 Pin Prick Discrimination Manual Muscle Test L L 3 L 4 S2 S1 L5 2 L L 4 L5 S1 S2 3 L 2   Sensory score 0 1 4 2 NT Motor score 0 1 2 3 4 5 NT Color absent normal C2
C3 C3
C4 C4
C5 C5
C6 C6
C7 C7
C8 C8
T1 T1
T2 T2
T3 T3
T4 T4
T5 T5
T6 T6
T7 T7
T8 T8
T9 T9
T10 T10
T11 T11
T12 T12
L1 L1
L2 L2
L3 L3
L4 L4
L5 L5
S1 S1
S2 S2
S45 S45
In a patient with an apparent AIS B classification, non-key muscle functions more than 3 levels below the motor level on each side should be tested to most accurately classify the injury: differentiate between a sensory incomplete injury (AIS B) and a motor incomplete injury (AIS C or D).
Right most caudal non-key muscle Left most caudal non-key muscle

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Neurological levelSeverityZone of partial preservation
sensory sensory
motor motor


upper extremity motor score ND7-17 13 ND20-30
lower extremity motor score 0 0 0
total motor score ND7-17 13
pin prick score 21 32 53
light touch score 32 34 66


using calculator engine: pyISNCSCI 0.1.0; ISNCSCI++21 5 (c) 20230523 by Christian Schuld