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Apr
30

Finkelstein's Test...

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Finkelstein's Test DeQuervain's Finkelstein's Test: Finkelstein's test is used to diagnose DeQuervain's tenosynovitis in people who have wrist pain. To perform the test, the examining physician grasps the thumb and the hand is ulnar deviated sharply, as shown in the image. .

Apr
30

Tinel's Sign for the Median...

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Tinel's Sign for the Median Tinel's Sign for the Median Nerve:Tinel's sign is a way to detect irritated nerves. It is performed by lightly tapping (percussing) over the nerve to elicit a sensation of tingling or "pins and needles" in the distribution of the nerve.It takes its name from French physician Jules Tinel (1879-1952).

Apr
30

Phalen's Test

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Phalen's Test Phalen's Test: this test is often used for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. It is a rather simple test – the patient places the backs of his or her hands together in a sort of twisted praying position (backs of the hands, not palms, touching each other).

Apr
30

Kernig's Sign

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Kernig's Sign Kernig's Sign : Meningism is the triad of nuchal rigidity (neck stiffness), photophobia (intolerance of bright light) and headache. It is a sign of irritation of the meninges, such as seen in meningitis, subarachnoid hemorrhages and various other diseases.

Apr
30

Kernig's Sign symptom of...

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Kernig's Sign symptom of Kernig's Sign: symptom of meningitis; patient cannot extend the leg at the knee when the thigh is flexed because of stiffness in the hamstrings

Apr
30

Kernig Test Clinical Test for...

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Kernig Test Clinical Test for Kernig Test : Clinical Test for Neural Tension: first the patient raises their leg and flexes the knee ( 90 degree flexion of knee- ).. then when the physician make the knee in full extension, if patient feel headache and a involuntary flexion of the other leg happen.. then the test is positive.

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