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Patrick's test

Patrick's test

Patrick's test: Patrick's test is a quick test on a patient lying down, in which the hip and knee of one leg are flexed and laid over the top of the other knee. Gentle pressure is applied to the flexed knee and the amount of pain at the hip and sacral joint is assessed.

Patrick's test: Other Names

Other names for Patrick's test include:

Symptoms Associated with Patrick's test

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Patrick's test:

  • Lower back pain, often on one side
  • Groin pain
  • Congenital hip dysplasia (at birth)
  • Limited rotation of the hip joint

Diseases Associated with Patrick's test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Patrick's test:

Basic Information: Patrick's test

Patrick's test: A test for musculoskeletal abnormalities in the hip and sacroiliac joint manipulating the foot and noting any pain felt by the patient.

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Patrick's test' may be involved.

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