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Elbow Exam

Varus Stability Test

November 23rd, 2019


  • Test For

  • Ligamentous laxity, especially of the radial collateral ligament.
  • How to Perform

  • With the elbow in 90° of flexion, hold the distal forearm with one hand and gently stress the medial aspect of the elbow joint with the other.
  • Abnormal If

  • Increased laxity of the joint.
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