hyperabduction test


hyperabduction test
(for thoracic outlet syndrome) the patient elevates and hyperabducts the arms; reproduction of symptoms is a positive indication for thoracic outlet syndrome, but the results must be confirmed by other tests.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary


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