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Plica Impingement Test

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Other Names

  • Plica Impingement Test

Purpose

Plica Impingement Test

Description

  • The patient is seated or standing
  • Elbow flexed & extended through motion arc
  • Forearm supinated & pronated through motion arc
  • Palpate lateral elbow during the maneuvers
  • Positive test
    • Snapping sensation over lateral elbow
    • Pain due to hypertrophic synovial plica (associated with radiocapitellar OCD)

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 7 April 2022 16:54:23
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Last edited:
28 February 2023 23:29:56
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