Clarke's test

Clarke's sign
In medicine, Clarke's test is a component of knee examination which may be used to test for patellofemoral pain syndrome, or anterior knee pain.wikipedia
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Patellofemoral pain syndrome

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In medicine, Clarke's test is a component of knee examination which may be used to test for patellofemoral pain syndrome, or anterior knee pain.
The patellofemoral glide, tilt, and grind tests (Clarke's sign), when performed, can provide strong evidence for PFPS.

Knee examination

Wilson test
In medicine, Clarke's test is a component of knee examination which may be used to test for patellofemoral pain syndrome, or anterior knee pain.
Clarke's test may be used to examine for patello-femoral pain

Quadriceps femoris muscle

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The patient is asked to actively contract the quadriceps muscle while the examiner's hand exerts pressure on the superior pole of the patella, so trying to prevent the proximal movement of the patella.

Patella

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The patient is asked to actively contract the quadriceps muscle while the examiner's hand exerts pressure on the superior pole of the patella, so trying to prevent the proximal movement of the patella.

Anatomical terms of location

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The patient is asked to actively contract the quadriceps muscle while the examiner's hand exerts pressure on the superior pole of the patella, so trying to prevent the proximal movement of the patella.