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Gagey Test

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Other Names

  • Gagey Sign
  • Hyperabduction test

Purpose

Demonstration of the Gagey Test[1]

Description

  • Patient is seated or standing
  • Affected arm is passively abducted to extreme of anatomic barrier or as patient will tolerate
  • Positive test
    • Greater than 105° abduction or marked asymmetry in hyperabduction

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Physical Exam and Evaluation of the Unstable Shoulder
Created by:
John Kiel on 27 March 2020 13:19:10
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7 April 2023 03:44:06
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