Lichtman Test Midcarpal Instability

Lichtman Test is used for Midcarpal instability
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 Lichtman Test Midcarpal Instability

What is Lichtman Test Midcarpal Instability?

  • Lichtman Test is used for Midcarpal instability

How it's Performed?

  • Examiner stabilizes distal radius and ulna with non-dominant hand and moves patients wrist from radial deviation to ulnar deviation, whilst applying an axial load with pronation.

What does a positive Lichtman Test Midcarpal Instability mean?

  • Positive test occurs when a clunk is felt when the wrist is ulnarly deviated

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