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Sharpeys Test

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Other Names

  • Sharpey's Test

Purpose

Demonstration of Sharpey's test[1]
  • Evaluate integrity of TFCC

Description

  • Patient is seated or standing, forearm in neutral
  • Examiner stabilizes distal radioulnar joint with a firm grip over the carpal row
  • They then apply a compressive force pushing the carpus into the DRUJ
  • Add a rotation force in a supination pronation motion
  • Positive Test:
    • Pain or clicking

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of youtube.com
Created by:
John Kiel on 3 October 2019 15:05:09
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Last edited:
21 May 2023 15:48:57
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