revised Beighton criteria

revised Beighton criteria

five-item, nine-point system of major and minor physical diagnostic criteria for hypermobility syndrome (see Table 1)
Table 1: The Beighton score of joint hypermobility
One point is awarded for each positive result in each test and aggregated, giving a score of x/9
TestScore awarded for positive result
Metacarpophalangeal joint hyperextension to 90°/>90°+ 1 right
+ 1 left
Hyperflexion of wrist (i.e. ability to touch medial (ulnar) forearm with thumb)+ 1 right
+ 1 left
Elbow hyperextension >10°+ 1 right
+ 1 left
Knee joint hyperextension >10°+ 1 right
+ 1 left
Hyperflexion of hips (i.e. ability to touch toes and place palms flat on floor with knee joints fully extended)+1
Maximum score9
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