Thompson Test is used to Identify the presence of a complete Achilles rupture.
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What is Thompson Test?
- Thompson Test is used to Identify the presence of a complete Achilles rupture.
How it's Performed?
- Patient is prone , feet over the edge of the table, legs relaxed
- Squeeze the affected gastrocnemius and soleus muscles
What does a positive Thompson Test mean?
- POSITIVE TEST: Absence of plantarflexion when the muscles are squeezed
Sensitivity & Specificity
- Sensitivity: 96-100 %
- Specificity: 93-100 %
External Rotation Test
The external rotation test is used to demonstrate the integrity of the syndesmotic ligaments of the ankle joint.
Ramirez Test is used for the presence of Deep Vein Thrombosis
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