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Probe-to-Bone Test

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Probe-to-Bone Test

  • Indications
  1. Evaluation for Osteomyelitis
  2. Most commonly indicated in Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Technique
  1. Insert sterile blunt probe into ulcerated lesion
  2. Positive test: probe contacts bone
    1. Suggests Osteomyelitis