Pathergy: Sensitivity and Specificity
Sensitivity and specificity not specified
The pathergy test consists of the intradermal puncture of the skin with a 20 gauge or smaller needle 5mm obliquely into the patient's flexor aspect of the avascular forearm skin under sterile conditions and without injecting saline. The test is considered positive when an indurated erythematous small papule or pustule forms within 48 hours.
Accuracy not specified