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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 321--323

Two new clinical tests for palmaris longus


Department of Orthopaedics, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Ravindra Mohan Shenoy
Head of the Department of Orthopaedics, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ijps.IJPS_105_18

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The palmaris longus (PL) tendon can be assessed with clinical tests whose reliability varies. Herewith, two new tests are described – the ‘Bunched Finger’ test and ‘Hooked Finger test’ that are simple and visualise the PL tendon easily and prominently.






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