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Pinch Test

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Other Names

  • Pinch Grip Strength Test
  • Pinch Test
  • Pinch Grip Test

Purpose

Abnormal pinch grip in the right hand[1]

Description

  • Patient is seated or standing
  • Have patient pinch tip of index finger and thumb together
  • Examiner applies muscle resistance while patient resists with pinched fingers
  • Positive Test:
    • Weakness, poor resistance

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Jain, Mantu, et al. "Kiloh-Nevin syndrome associated with humeral shaft fracture." Case Reports 2018 (2018): bcr-2018.
Created by:
John Kiel on 9 September 2019 23:47:09
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Last edited:
22 January 2024 17:46:23
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