Plica Active Extension Test
- Active Extension Test
- Evaluate the Plicae as a cause of knee pain
- The patient is seated
- They quickly and actively extend the knee as in kicking a ball
- Positive test
- Reproduction of pain
- Thought to be due to the abrupt tension on the plica from the quadriceps femoris muscle.
- ↑ Image courtesy of uptodate.com, "Medial patellar plica test"
John Kiel on 5 March 2021 15:10:48
27 April 2023 09:55:32