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DRUJ Compression Test

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Other Names

  • Distal Radial Ulnar Joint Compression Test
  • DRUJ Test

Purpose

DRUJ Compression Test
Example of DRUJ Compression test

Description

  • The patient is seated or standing
  • With the forearm in neutral, compress the ulna against the radius
  • Check for instability, tenderness, crepitus, swelling
  • Compared to contralateral hand
  • Positive Test
    • Worsening symptoms

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 1 November 2019 17:12:44
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Last edited:
28 March 2023 22:54:41
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