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Registry Elements

Registry Element: CPRN0183 Deprecated
Name: Degree – Popliteal angle (bilateral) – Left/R1
Data Type: Numeric Input Restrictions: Free-Form
Field Size:
Minimum Value: -90 Maximum Value: 90
Definition:

Popliteal angle- assessment of the tone of the hamstring muscles, the angle between the thight and the leg is approximately 90 degrees, extention of the leg beyond 90 degrees to 120 degrees would be seen as hypotonia. Bilateral- both legs R1- indicates a first catch felt during quick passive stretching

Measurement Type: degrees
Population: Adult, Pediatric
Epic SmartData Elements:
Version: 3.1