talar tilt test

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2140
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A definition of the term "talar tilt test" is presented. It refers to an orthopedic test used to determine the collateral stability of the ankle joint. This test checks the integrity of the lateral ligaments, specifically the calcaneofibular, anterior talofibular and posterior talofibular ligaments.


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