The forearm ruler test uses a ruler to contact the ulnar styloid process for the diagnosis of a Coley fracture. Forearm ruler test Note: Inappropriate crowd: None. Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications. Requirements for inspection: Check the feelings of relaxation, face positively, and actively cooperate with the inspection. The paralyzed patient took the sitting position and extended the upper limb of the affected side. The examiner used the ruler to stick to the ulnar side of the little finger and the upper jaw of the tibia.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: growth and development check classification: physical examination

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

Tips: Check your relaxation, face it positively, and actively cooperate with the inspection. Normal value

The ulnar styloid is not in contact with the ruler.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results: The ulnar styloid is in contact with the ruler and is positive for the test. This test positive indicates a fracture of the Cory.

People who need to be examined: people with abnormal pain in their upper limbs.

Positive results may be diseases: lower ankle joint dislocation, humeral head fracture considerations

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

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

Inspection process

The paralyzed patient took the sitting position and extended the upper limb of the affected side. The examiner used the ruler to stick to the ulnar side of the little finger and the upper jaw of the tibia.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

There are no related complications and hazards.