Sample NPTE Question 2013 #13
A 22 year old female presents to the clinic with a chief complaint of knee pain following a twisting injury while playing soccer 5 days ago. The patient’s knee is swollen significantly and is unable to jump or run. What special test would be the MOST appropriate to diagnose the injury?
- Lachman’s test for anterior cruciate ligament.
- Posterior drawer test for posterior cruciate ligament.
- Active Lachman’s test for anterior cruciate ligament.
- External Rotation Recurvatum Test for posterior cruciate ligament.
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