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Cotton Test

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Other Names

  • Cotton's Test

Purpose

Demonstration of the cotton test[1]

Description

  • The patient is seated
  • The examiner attempts to translate the talus from side-to-side with the ankle in a neutral position
  • Positive finding
    • Increased translation as compared with the contralateral side accompanied by pain

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. de-las-Heras Romero, Jorge, et al. "Management of syndesmotic injuries of the ankle." EFORT open reviews 2.9 (2017): 403-409.
Created by:
John Kiel on 12 July 2021 14:24:56
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25 March 2023 08:28:31
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