Hook Test is used for Distal Biceps Avulsion
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What is Hook Test?
- Hook Test is used for Distal Biceps Avulsion
How it's Performed?
- performed by asking the patient to actively flex the elbow to 90° and to fully supinate the forearm
- examiner then uses index finger to hook the lateral edge of the biceps tendon.
What does a positive Hook Test mean?
- With an intact / partially torn tendon, finger can be inserted 1 cm beneath the tendon .
- False positive:
– partial tear
– intact lacertus fibrosis
– underlying brachialis tendon
Sensitivity & Specificity
- Sensitivity: 100 %
- Specificity: 100 %
Mill’s Test is used for Lateral Epicondylitis in the elbow, also known as “Tennis Elbow”.
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