II. Indication

  1. High Ankle Sprain evaluation

III. Technique

  1. Patient dorsiflexes foot
  2. Examiner squeezes tibia and fibula together

IV. Interpretation

  1. Positive test
    1. Pain over space between tibia and fibula
  2. Suggests Tibiofibular Syndesmosis injury

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Ontology: Thompson's test (C0231790)

Concepts Diagnostic Procedure (T060)
SnomedCT 86215004
English thompson's test, simmonds test, squeeze test, Thompson's test (procedure), Squeeze test, Thompson's squeeze test, Simmonds' test, Thompson's test
Spanish prueba de Thompson, prueba de compresión de Thompson, prueba de Simmonds, prueba de Thompson (procedimiento)