Comprehensive review of the elbow physical examination

Matthew V. Smith, Joseph D. Lamplot, Rick W. Wright, Robert H. Brophy

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Physical examination of the elbow is a critical component in formulating an accurate diagnosis. Various special physical examinations have been described to improve the clinician’s ability to establish an accurate diagnosis. A comprehensive approach to the physical examination of the elbow, including special tests, may facilitate improved diagnosis of elbow pathology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)678-687
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Issue number19
StatePublished - 2018


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