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Ludloff-Hohmann test

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The knee can be completely extended when the hip is in flexion and adduction because the relative shortening of the thigh relaxes the hamstrings.

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The knee can be completely extended when the hip is in flexion and adduction because the relative shortening of the thigh relaxes the hamstrings. Positive results, flexing of the knee, are a sign of hip dysplasia.

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