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Jeanne sign

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Other Names

  • Jeanne's Sign

Purpose


Description

Illustration of abnormal Jeanne's Sign
  • Patient is asked to pinch together thumb and index finger forming an "OK" sign
  • Positive test:
    • Weak and unstable pinch with hyperextension of the thumb metacarpophalangeal, thumb adduction
    • Compensating for loss of interphalangeal extension and thumb adduction by Adductor Pollicis Brevis

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 30 December 2019 22:53:39
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Last edited:
12 April 2023 17:38:08
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