occurrence of a cartilage click during manipulation of the knee; indicative of meniscal injury.
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McMurray testA clinical manoeuvre used to identify a torn meniscus.
The patient lies on his or her back with the knee completely flexed. The examiner rotates the foot fully outward while slowly extending the knee: a painful click in outward rotation indicates a torn medial meniscus; a painful click in inward rotation indicates a torn lateral meniscus.
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