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Torn Muscle Evaluation
Testing is usually not required to make the diagnosis of a muscle strain. Depending on the injury, x-rays may be necessary to exclude fractures.
Tests that may be used to evaluate muscle strains include:
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PubMed Torn Muscle References
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