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Talar Tilt

Aka: Talar Tilt, Inversion stress Test
  1. Indications
    1. Lateral Ankle Sprain
  2. Images
    1. AnkleAnatomyTalarJoint.jpg
    2. AnkleAnatomySubtalarFunction.jpg
  3. Technique
    1. Brace heel with left hand
    2. Invert foot with right hand
    3. Compare to opposite side
  4. Signs of Ankle Joint instability
    1. Joint Laxity
    2. Lack of endpoint on translation
  5. Interpretation of Positive Test: Grade 3 Ankle Sprain
    1. Calcaneofibular Ligament Rupture
    2. Anterior talofibular ligament also ruptured
      1. Tested with Ankle Anterior Drawer Test

Talar tilt (C0231769)

Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
SnomedCT 67672003
English Talar tilt, Talar tilt (finding)
Spanish inclinación talar (hallazgo), inclinación talar
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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