Ortolani sign

Or·to·la·ni sign

(ōr-tō-lah'nē sīn)
A palpable and audible click elicited by adduction and abduction of the infant femur in congenital hip dislocation.
[Marius Ortolani, 1904-1987, Italian orthopedist]


Marius, 20th century Italian orthopedic surgeon.
Ortolani click
Ortolani maneuver
Ortolani sign
Ortolani test - test for congenital hip dislocation.
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A positive Ortolani sign is described as the palpable and sometimes audible 'clunk' as the dislocated femoral head moves over the posterior rim of the acetabulum and relocates.