The Hip: Preservation, Replacement and Revision

Losee Test


- See:
  - Pivot shift
  - Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  - Anterolateral Rotatory Instability
  - Clunk Test
  - Diagram
  - Lachman
  - Losee Test
  - reverse pivot shift Test

- Discussion:
 - begins w/ the knee in flexion as an external rotation & valgus force are applied;
 - when knee is extended, the foot internally rotates & previously subluxated tibia reduces as knee approaches full extension



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 2:45 pm