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Klisic Test

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Other Names

  • Klisic Sign

Purpose

Illustration of Klisic Test
  • Evaluate the hip of a newborn or toddler for the presence of DDH
  • Specifically, helpful in cases of bilateral dislocation

Description

  • Examiner places the index finger on the Anterior Superior Iliac Spine and the middle finger on the Greater Trochanter
  • Normally, the line between these 2 points passes through the umbilicus or above it.
  • Positive test
    • In children with DDH the line passes below the umbilicus.

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 24 September 2020 14:34:10
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16 April 2023 18:34:24
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