sulcus test

sulcus test

a test for multidirectional shoulder instability; the seated or supine patient's humerus is pulled caudad; inferior mobility, as indicated by a soft tissue concavity that develops in the subacromial area, as a positive test result.

sul·cus test

(sŭl'kŭs test)
A measurement of multidirectional shoulder instability; the seated patient's humerus is pulled caudally, with inferior mobility indicating positive result.
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Overall the test with the lowest sensitivity was the thigh thrust as per Dreyfuss et al., (12) and the test with the highest sensitivity was the sacral sulcus test conducted by Dreyfuss et al.