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Eichhoffs Test

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Other Names

  • Eichhoff Maneuver
  • Eichhoff's Test

Purpose


Description

  • Patient is seated or standing
  • Patients clenches thumb and makes a fist
  • Wrist is passively deviated to the ulnar side
  • Maintaining ulnar deviation, the thumb is then actively extended
  • Positive test:
    • Pain following the first part which is relieved with allowing the thumb to extend

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 26 August 2019 23:39:46
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Last edited:
29 September 2019 14:57:07
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