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Patella Test Name Unknown

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Other Names

  • Patellofemoral grinding test

Purpose


Description

  • The patient is supine
  • Knee extended in neutral position
  • Grasp patella with one hand
  • Gently displace in all directions to assess surface cartilage of patella
  • Positive test
    • Pain
    • Often associated with crepitus/grinding

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 7 August 2019 20:56:11
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Last edited:
30 January 2024 14:52:29
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