The sputum test, also known as the Neri test, is to allow the patient to stand up for a squatting movement, to check whether the affected limb has immediate radiation pain and flexion, and is often used to diagnose sciatica, lumbar disc herniation, and lumbar spondylolisthesis. The patient is standing, his knees are straight, and he acts as a squat. If the affected limb has radioactive pain, it is positive. The affected knee often changes from a straight position to a flexion to relieve pain.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: growth and development check classification: physical examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Analysis results:

Below normal:

Normal value:
no

Above normal:

negative:
The result of the test was negative. No pain occurred.

Positive:
The test result was positive, that is, the affected limb immediately had radiation pain and flexion, and the test was positive. Common in sciatica, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar spondylolisthesis.

Tips: Relax when you check, you should face it positively and actively cooperate with the inspection. Normal value

The result of the test was negative. No pain occurred.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

The test result was positive, that is, the affected limb immediately had radiation pain and flexion, and the test was positive. Common in sciatica, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar spondylolisthesis.

People who need to be examined: People with low back pain at the waist.

Positive results may be diseases: lumbar disc herniation, extreme lateral lumbar disc herniation

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: Check the feelings of relaxation, should face positively, and actively cooperate with the inspection.

Inspection process

Let the patient stand for a squatting movement and check for immediate radiation pain and flexion.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

Nothing.