dugas' test

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Dugas' test Du·gas' test (dōō-gäz', dyōō-)
n.
A test performed to determine whether an injured shoulder is due to a dislocation or a fracture. If the elbow cannot be made to touch the chest while the hand rests on the opposite shoulder, the injury is a dislocation.

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