II. Indications

III. Technique

  1. Patient lies supine
  2. Grasp Patella in medial position and translate medially
  3. Measure the extent of displacement
    1. Patella width divided in 4 quadrants
    2. Estimate number of quadrants of medial glide

IV. Interpretation

  1. Tight lateral structures: <1 quadrant of translation
  2. Hypermobility: >3 quadrants of translation

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Ontology: Excessive mobility of patella (C0427269)

Concepts Finding (T033)
SnomedCT 250110001
English Excessive mobility of patella, Patella hypermobility, Excessive mobility of patella (finding)
Spanish movilidad excesiva de la rĂ³tula (hallazgo), movilidad excesiva de la rĂ³tula