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Foot Squeeze Test

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Other Names

  • Foot Squeeze Test
  • Metatarsal Squeeze Test

Purpose

  • Evaluate the cause of foot and toe pain

Description

  • The foot is clasped with the fingers
  • The metatarsal heads are squeezed together.
  • Positive
    • Pain reproduced at the intermetatarsal space in question

Pathology


Evidence

Mortons Neuroma

  • Mahadevan et al[1]
    • Sensitivity: 41%
    • Specificity: 0%
    • PPV: 95%
    • NPV: 0%
    • Diagnostic Accuracy: 41%

See Also


References

  1. Mahadevan, Devendra, et al. "Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for Morton's neuroma compared with ultrasonography." The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 54.4 (2015): 549-553.
Created by:
John Kiel on 2 February 2022 06:27:52
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6 April 2022 16:41:14
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