The extensor tension test is an examination of the elbow to detect whether the upper iliac crest has lesions.

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:
normal.

Positive:
If the patient has pain on the upper jaw of the tibia, it is positive. Prompt humeral epicondylitis.

Tips: The technique is gentle, avoiding muscle tension and affecting the results of the examination. Normal value

The result of the test was negative. There is no pain on the upper jaw of the humerus.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results: If the patient has pain on the upper jaw of the tibia, it is positive. Prompt humeral epicondylitis.

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

Positive results may be diseases: tenosynovitis, humeral head fracture considerations

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: gentle manipulation, avoiding muscle tension and affecting the results of the examination.

Inspection process

During the examination, the doctor holds the elbow of the patient, bends the elbow 90°, the forearm rotates the front position, the palm of the hand makes a fist to the lower half, and the other hand holds the back of the hand to passively bend the wrist.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

No related complications and hazards.