Elson Test

 Elson Test

What is Elson Test?

The Elson test is a hand special test used to evaluate the integrity of the Central Slip (Extensor Hood Rupture) of the hand.

See Also: Extensor Tendon Injury of the Hand

How it’s Performed?

Elson Test

What does a positive Elson Test mean?

No diagnostic accuracy studies have been performed to determine the sensitivity and the specificity of this clinical test.

Central Slip anatomy

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