The hip external rotation abduction test is performed in the patient's supine position, flexing the knee joint, pressing the joint, and checking for the presence or absence of pain at the lateral ankle joint. For the diagnosis of ankle joint lesions. Precautions for external rotation abduction test: inappropriate population: none. Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications. Requirements for examination: Checking the relaxed mood, should be actively faced, and actively cooperate with the examination of the patient's supine position, knee flexion of the lower limb of the examined side, hip flexion, abduction, external rotation, the foot on the other knee joint , so that the lower limbs are in a "4" shape. The examiner placed one hand on the inside of the flexed knee joint and the other hand on the opposite side of the anterior superior iliac spine, and then pressed both hands down.

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 pain in the compression.

Positive:
The test result is positive, that is, the pain at the ankle joint of the examined side is positive. Explain that there are ankle joint lesions.

Tips: Patients should relax when checking, and should actively face and actively cooperate with the inspection. Normal value

The result of the test was negative. There was no pain in the compression.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

The test result is positive, that is, the pain at the ankle joint of the examined side is positive. Explain that there are ankle joint lesions.

People who need to be examined: people with ankle pain.

Positive results may be diseases: degenerative ankle arthritis, congenital hip dislocation, femoral head necrosis in children, congenital hip abduction contracture and pelvic tilt precautions

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: Check the feelings of relaxation, should face positively, and actively cooperate with the inspection.

Inspection process

The patient was supine, the knee flexion of the lower limb was examined, the hip flexed, abducted, and externally rotated, and the foot was placed on the other knee, so that the lower limbs were "4" shaped. The examiner placed one hand on the inside of the flexed knee joint and the other hand on the opposite side of the anterior superior iliac spine, and then pressed both hands down.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

Nothing.