---------------------- detects any potential subluxation or posterior dislocation of the femoral head by direct pressure in the longitudinal axis of the femur while the hip is in adduction? (AIPG 2010)
|C||Provocative maneuver of Barlow|
Provocative maneuver of Barlow
a. The Ortolani test is performed by gently abducting and adducting the flexed hip to detect any reduction in to or dislocation of the femoral head from acetabulum.
b. Galeazzi sign is shortening of the thigh as noted by lower knee when both hips are flexed.