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TFCC Stress Test

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Other Names

TFCC Stress Test
Clinical demonstration of the TFCC Stress test or Compression test[1]
  • TFCC Compression Test
  • Ulnar Carpal Stress Test
  • Ulnocarpal Stress Test

Purpose

  • Evaluate integrity of TFCC

Description

  • Patient is seated or standing
  • Affected limb is placed in ulnar deviation and a shear force is applied across the ulnar complex
  • Positive test:
    • Pain with this maneuver

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Waterbrook, Anna, ed. Sports Medicine for the Emergency Physician. Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Created by:
John Kiel on 9 July 2019 13:17:33
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10 June 2023 16:21:54
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