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Hoffas Test

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Other Names

  • Hoffa's Test

Purpose

Demonstration of Hoffa's Test[1]

Description

  • The patient is supine with knee partially flexed
  • The patients medial and lateral patellar tendon are grasped by the examiner
  • The knee is brought into full extension
  • Positive test
    • Pain elicited on either side of the patella

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Genin, Jason, et al. "Infrapatellar fat pad impingement: a systematic review." The Journal of Knee Surgery 30.07 (2017): 639-646.
Created by:
John Kiel on 8 March 2021 14:29:56
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7 April 2023 04:12:30
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