Orthopedics Book



Squeeze Test

Aka: Squeeze Test
  1. Indication
    1. High Ankle Sprain evaluation
  2. Technique
    1. Patient dorsiflexes foot
    2. Examiner squeezes tibia and fibula together
  3. Interpretation
    1. Positive test
      1. Pain over space between tibia and fibula
    2. Suggests Tibiofibular Syndesmosis injury

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)
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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