Medial McMurray Test
What is Medial McMurray Test?
- Medial McMurray Test for Injury to the medial Meniscus of the knee.
How it's Performed?
- Patient is supine, their affected hip and knee are flexed
- Examiner cups one hand over the patient’s knee ( palm over the patella and fingers/thumb over the joint line)
- Examiner grasps patient’s heel with the other hand
- Examiner slowly extends the patient’s knee, while applying external rotation of the tibia and valgus stress on the knee to assess medial meniscus.
What does a positive Medial McMurray Test mean?
- Positive Sign: Click or Catch in the extension of the knee. ( A negative test does not completely rule out meniscal tear).
Sensitivity & Specificity
- Sensitivity: 54 %
- Specificity: 79 %