The combing test is a patient's combing action with the upper limb of the affected side for checking the movement of the shoulder joint.

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:
The test results were positive, suggesting that the shoulder joint activity is limited, which can be seen in shoulder dislocation, sacral neck fracture, shoulder joint inflammation, biceps tenosynovitis, shoulder ligament tear, shoulder joint capsule adhesion, deltoid muscle stagnation Cystic inflammation, brachial plexus paralysis, radial nerve palsy, radical mastectomy, brain disease or trauma, and traumatic high paraplegia in the neck.

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

The test result was negative.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results: the test results were positive, suggesting that the shoulder joint activity is limited, can be seen in shoulder dislocation, sacral neck fracture, shoulder joint inflammation, biceps long tenosynovitis, shoulder ligament tear, shoulder joint capsule adhesion, Deltoid bursitis, brachial plexus palsy, radial nerve palsy, radical mastectomy, brain disease or trauma, and traumatic high paraplegia in the neck.

People who need to be examined: People whose shoulder joints are not free to move.

Positive results may be diseases: shoulder dislocation, sacral neck fracture, periarthritis of the shoulder, biceps femoritis

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

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

Inspection process

The paralyzed patient uses the upper limb of the affected side for combing movement. If the upper limb has pain, movement disorder or inability to move, it is positive for this test.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

No related complications or hazards.