The "ulnar fovea sign" for defining ulnar wrist pain: an analysis of sensitivity and specificity.

@article{Tay2007TheF,
  title={The "ulnar fovea sign" for defining ulnar wrist pain: an analysis of sensitivity and specificity.},
  author={Shian Chao Tay and Kazunari Tomita and R. A. Berger},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={438-44}
}
PURPOSE Eliciting tenderness in the region of the ulnar fovea is a possibly useful clinical test for defining the source of ulnar-sided wrist pain. Until now, no reports of the clinical sensitivity and specificity of this test have been available. Based on anecdotal observations, a hypothesis was developed stating that ulnar fovea tenderness (positive "ulnar fovea sign") is sensitive and specific in detecting two ulnar-sided wrist conditions: foveal disruption of the distal radioulnar ligaments… CONTINUE READING

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