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Reagans Test

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Other Names

  • Reagan's Ballot Test
  • Reagan's Test
  • Lunotriquetral Ballotment Test
  • LT Shuck test

Purpose

Illustration of the lunotriquetral Ballotment Test (Reagan's)[1]

Description

  • Patient is seated or standing
  • Pronate the affected hand and stabilize the lunate
  • Push up on the triquetrum and down on the lunate
  • Observe the patient for tenderness or pain
  • Compare with contralateral hand
  • Positive test:
    • Pain
    • Subluxation
    • Crepitus

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of https://musculoskeletalkey.com/, "Forearm Wrist and Hand"
Created by:
John Kiel on 4 September 2019 22:09:34
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Last edited:
22 May 2022 13:49:51
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