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Fortins Sign

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Other Names

  • Fortin's Sign
  • Fortin finger test

Purpose

Demonstration of Fortin's sign[1]

Description

  • Patient is seated or standing
  • Examiner asks patient to use one finger to localize their pain
  • Positive test
    • Patient twice identifies the painful area as 1 cm inferomedial to PSIS

Pathology


Evidence

  • Needs to be updated

See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of thestudentphysicaltherapist.com, "Fortin's Sign"
Created by:
John Kiel on 21 May 2020 06:37:27
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29 March 2023 18:38:35
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