Hueter’s Sign

Hueter’s Sign is a method of evaluating fracture healing with the use of osteophony.  A bone is tapped distal to the fracture line, soft tissue remains between the fractured fragments if sound vibration is not heard proximally.

Hoppenfeld, Stanley and Zeide, Michael S. 1993. Orthopaedic dictionary. Retrieved September 1, 2009 from http://books.google.ca/books?id=KZvdy9LPDNgC&pg=PA162&lpg=PA162&dq=Hoffmann’s+pins+and+bone+setting&source=web&ots=qQSLvTxrDR&sig=R-cYaT4T9K36fq-codN8V0oH6ZY&hl=en&ei=hamXSYLfCpWksAPi9YB8&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=4&ct=result#v=onepage&q=&f=false

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