What is Yergason Sign?
- Yergason Sign is used for:
- Inflammation of the long head of the biceps
- This test may be negative with partial or complete rupture of the supraspinatus tendon.
How it's Performed?
- The elbow is flexed to 90 degrees
- the forearm is pronated.
- The patient attempts to supinate the forearm actively against resistance applied by the examiner at the patient’s wrist.
What does a positive Yergason Sign mean?
- Pain localized to the bicipital groove indicates inflammation of the long head of the biceps.
Sensitivity & Specificity
- Sensitivity: 43 %
- Specificity: 79 %
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