Gamekeeper Test

Gamekeeper Test is used to test for Ulnar collateral ligament tear at MCP of thumb
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 Gamekeeper Test

What is Gamekeeper Test?

  • Gamekeeper Test is used to test for Ulnar collateral ligament tear at MCP of thumb

How it's Performed?

  • examiner stresses first MCPJ into radial deviation with MCPJ in fully flexed and extended positions

What does a positive Gamekeeper Test mean?

  • Positive test if > 30 degrees of laxity in both positions (or gross laxity compared to other side)

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