McMurray's sign

McMurray's sign

 [mik-mur´ēz]
occurrence of a cartilage click during manipulation of the knee; indicative of meniscal injury.

McMurray's sign

[makmur′ēz]
Etymology: Thomas P. McMurray, English surgeon, 1887-1949
an audible click heard when rotating the tibia on the femur, indicating injury to meniscal structures.
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Testing for McMurray's sign
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Assuming a 9% prevalence of meniscal tears among all knee injuries (a rate reflecting national primary care data), the posttest probability that a patient with McMurray's sign has a meniscal injury ranges from <30% to 63% (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B).