Signs and Evidence

Making clinical sense of scientific data


WHAT test

De Quervain tenosynovitis
 Positive likelihood ratio
1.39 ( Goubau JF et al. )
(average) 1.39
Negative likelihood ratio
0.04 ( Goubau JF et al. )
(average) 0.04

Sources used:

1.Goubau JF et al. The wrist hyperflexion and abduction of the thumb (WHAT) test: a more specific and sensitive test to diagnose de Quervain tenosynovitis than the Eichhoff’s Test. The Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) 2014, Vol. 39E(3) 286 –292