Homans’ Sign – Physical Exam

HOMAN’S SIGN:

The Homans sign test is a physical examination technique taught in many healthcare profession curriculums, typically as a component of lower extremity vascular assessment. A positive Homans sign causes pain in the calf of the leg upon dorsiflexion of the foot with the leg extended that is diagnostic of thrombosis in the deep veins of the area.

(Visited 1117 times, 1 visits today)

Other Videos You Might Like:

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments