McMurray's test


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McMurray's test

 [mik-mur´ēz]
as the patient lies supine with one knee fully flexed, the examiner rotates the patient's foot fully outward and the knee is slowly extended; a painful “click” indicates a tear of the medial meniscus of the knee joint; if the click occurs when the foot is rotated inward, the tear is in the lateral meniscus.
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The following orthopaedic tests were found to be positive for the right knee: Apley's compression/ distraction, and McMurray's test. The anterior and posterior drawer test, as well as valgus and varus stress testing at zero and thirty degrees were found to be negative.
Clinically, the orthopedic literature abounds with several descriptions of physical examination procedures and diagnostic tests to specifically assess the integrity of the menisci, such as joint line tenderness (JLT), (24) Apley compression test, (23) Anderson medial-lateral grind test, (25) McMurray's test, (26) Bounce home maneuver (24) and newer tests such as the Axially loaded pivot shift test, (10) KKU knee compression rotation test (27), Ege's test (22) and Thessaly test.
The pain had an acute onset after a trauma and is localized on the medial sides of the knees and McMurray's tests were positive.