ADSON’S TEST

ADSON’S TEST:

Used to evaluate thoracic outlet syndrome. The test involves having the patient in a sitting position with his or her head turned to one side with the arm on the same side extended straight out and slightly to the back. The patient takes a deep breath. When the test is positive for thoracic outlet syndrome, the patient experiences a loss or decrease in the radial or wrist pulse.

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