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Elbow Flexion Compression Test

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Other Names

  • Elbow Flexion-compression Test

Purpose


Description

  • Patient is seated or standing
  • Patient holds elbow in maximal flexion while examiner holds pressure at the cubital tunnel
  • Positive test
    • Reproduces paresthesias along the distribution of the ulnar nerve

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 30 December 2019 17:35:31
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Last edited:
30 December 2019 17:39:32
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