Moving Valgus Stress Test

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 Moving Valgus Stress Test


What is Moving Valgus Stress Test?

Moving Valgus Stress Test is used to evaluate the Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury (Valgus Instability).

How it’s Performed?

Moving Valgus Stress Test

What does a positive Moving Valgus Stress Test mean?

Sensitivity & Specificity

A Cohort study by Shawn W O’Driscoll1 found that the moving Valgus Stress Test was highly sensitive and specific when compared to assessment of the medial collateral ligament by surgical exploration or arthroscopic valgus stress testing. 

Valgus Instability

Posttraumatic Valgus Instability:

Chronic Valgus Instability:

Valgus Instability
Valgus Instability

Reference

  1. Shawn W O’Driscoll, Richard L Lawton, Adam M Smith: The “moving Valgus Stress Test” for medial collateral ligament tears of the elbow. PMID: 15701609
  2. Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System 3rd Edition.
  3. Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, And Intervention 3rd Edition.



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