- Ulna Fovea Test
- Fovea sign
- Evaluate the TFCC as a cause of wrist pain
- Patient is seated or standing
- Examiner places thumb over ulnar fovea, the spot between ulnar styloid process and volar surface of ulnar head
- Positive test:
- Reproduction of their pain
- Compare to unaffected limb
- Tay et al
- Sensitivity: 95.2%
- Specificity: 86.5%
- Schmauss, D., et al. "Clinical tests and magnetic resonance imaging have limited diagnostic value for triangular fibrocartilaginous complex lesions." Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery 136 (2016): 873-880.
- Tay, S. C., Tomita, K., & Berger, R. A. (2007). The “Ulnar Fovea Sign” for Defining Ulnar Wrist Pain: An Analysis of Sensitivity and Specificity.