II. Indication

III. Definition

  1. Appendicitis test: Pain on passive right leg extension

IV. Technique

  1. Patient lies on their left side
  2. Hyperextend patients right thigh
  3. Positive test if results in Abdominal Pain

V. Interpretation

  1. Indicates irritation of iliopsoas
  2. Examples
    1. Extrapelvic abscess as seen in Appendicitis
    2. Adnexal changes
    3. Bowel adhesions

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