I. Indication

  1. High Ankle Sprain evaluation

II. Technique

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

III. 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 Simmonds' test, Squeeze test, Thompson's squeeze test, Thompson's test (procedure), thompson's test, simmonds test, squeeze test, Thompson's test
Spanish prueba de Thompson, prueba de Simmonds, prueba de compresiĆ³n de Thompson, prueba de Thompson (procedimiento)