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Overview

  • The Thomas test is used to assess for a fixed flexion deformity of the hip.
    • How to Perform

    • With the patient in a supine position, pull one of their knees up to their chest
    • Abnormal If

    • The contralateral leg raises off the ground (meaning that there is a fixed flexion deformity in the contralateral leg)
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