McMurray test(redirected from McMurray circumduction test)
rotation of the tibia on the femur to determine injury to meniscal structures.
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.
Mc·Mur·ray test(mik-mŭr'ē test)
Rotation of the tibia on the femur to determine injury to meniscal structures.
McMurray,Thomas Porter, English surgeon, 1887-1949.
McMurray test - rotation of the tibia on the femur.