Name of test

Vascular sign of narath

What it tests

Presence of the head of the femur

How to do it

Palpate the femoral artery pulse bilaterally to evaluate volume, intensity, and position

The normal response

Volume, intensity, and position of the femoral artery pulse are palpable bilaterally

What it means if not normal

Femoral head displaced from the hip joint due to hip dislocation


Simultaneously palpate the femoral artery pulses


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