Triangulation test is to examine the shoulder, tibia, and condyle. Check whether it is an isosceles triangle, suggesting that the shoulder joint dislocation, the surgical neck fracture of the humerus, the shoulder fracture and the avulsion fracture of the condyle.

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 and follow the doctor's instructions. Normal value

Normally, these three bony prominences form an isosceles triangle.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results: the test results were positive, shoulder, tibia large nodules, condyle, three bony prominence did not form an isosceles triangle, it was positive for the triangulation test. Positive can be seen in shoulder dislocation, surgical neck fracture of the humerus, shoulder fracture and avulsion fracture of the condyle.

People who need to be examined: people with abnormal pain on their shoulders.

Precautions

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: Check your relaxation and follow the doctor's instructions.

Inspection process

The patient took the seat and the examiner carefully touched the shoulder, the humerus, the condyle, and observed the relative position of the three.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

No related complications and hazards.