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Ludington Test

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Other Names

Ludington Test
Demonstration of normal Ludington Test[1]
  • Ludington Test
  • Test de ludington grados
  • Prueba de ludington

Purpose


Description

  • Patient places hands on top of head palms down
  • Patient contracts biceps muscles simultaneously
  • Positive test
    • Visible “Popeye” deformity
    • Inability to palpate the proximal long head biceps

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. McFarland, Edward G., and Amrut Borade. "Examination of the biceps tendon." Clinics in sports medicine 35.1 (2016): 29-45.
Created by:
John Kiel on 12 April 2022 17:05:47
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