Patrick's test

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fabere sign

 [fah-bēr´]
(from the movements necessary to elicit it: flexion, abduction, external rotation, and extension) Patrick's test.

Patrick's test

A clinical maneuver performed on a supine Pt, in which the hip and knee are flexed and the external malleolus is placed on the patella of the opposite leg; pain in the hip evoked by pressure on the knee is presumptive evidence of sacroiliac disease
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She had a weakly positive Patrick's sign (pain on external hip rotation suggestive of sacroiliitis) and mild pain with right-sided bending and right rotation.