The Kleeman's sign examines the skin after overlapping fractures of the femur and is used to suggest a femoral fracture. Kleeman's examination procedure: the patient was supine, the lower extremities were straightened, and the anterior superior skin of the lateral tibia was observed.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: growth and development check classification: physical examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Analysis results:

Below normal:

Normal value:
no

Above normal:

negative:
The result of the test was negative. There was no wrinkle in the anterior superior skin of the affected tibia.

Positive:
The test result was positive, that is, it was found to be positive when there was a wrinkle in the anterior superior skin of the affected side. This wrinkle is a diagnostically valuable sign of overlapping displacement of femoral fractures.

Tips: Patients should relax when they check. The examination may cause physical and psychological burdens. They should face it positively and actively cooperate with the examination. Normal value

The result of the test was negative. There was no wrinkle in the anterior superior skin of the affected tibia.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

The test result was positive, that is, it was found to be positive when there was a wrinkle in the anterior superior skin of the affected side. This wrinkle is a diagnostically valuable sign of overlapping displacement of femoral fractures.

People who need to be examined: people with abnormal pain in the femur.

Positive results may be diseases: femoral shaft fractures, femoral head fractures

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: Checking for relaxation, checking may cause physical and psychological burdens, should be actively faced, and actively cooperate with the inspection.

Inspection process

The patient was supine, the lower extremities were straightened, and the anterior superior skin of the lateral tibia was observed.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

Nothing.