Orgogozo stroke scale

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr R Liong et al.

The Orgogozo stroke scale was designed to assess middle cerebral artery stroke1-3.

Classification

  • consciousness: 0 (coma), 5 (stupor), 10 (drowsiness), 15 (normal)
  • verbal communication: 0 (impossible), 5 (difficult), 10 (normal)
  • eyes and head shift: 0 (forced), 5 (gaze failure), 10 (none)
  • facial movements: 0 (paralysis), 5 (normal)
  • arm raising: 0 (impossible), 5 (incomplete), 10 (possible)
  • hand movements: 0 (useless), 5 (useful), 10 (skilled), 15 (normal)
  • upper limb tone: 0 (increased or decreased), 5 (normal
  • leg raising: 0 (impossible), 5 (gravity), 10 (resistance), 15 (normal)
  • foot dorsiflexion: 0 (foot drop), 5 (gravity), 10 (resistance or normal)
  • lower limb tone: 0 (increased or decreased), 5 (normal)

Interpretation

The scale ranges from 0-100, with a lower value indicating greater impairment ref.

Stroke and intracranial haemorrhage

Article information

rID: 80759
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Orgogozo scale

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