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Mimori Test

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Other Names

  • Mimori test

Purpose

Clinical demonstration of the mimori test[1]

Description

  • The patient is supine
  • Arm is placed in 90° abduction, the elbow in 90° flexion, and the forearm in maximum supination
  • The examiner moves the forearm into maximum pronation.
  • Positive test
    • Reproduction of symptoms

Pathology


Evidence

SLAP Tear

  • Mimori et al[2]
    • Sensitivity: 100%
    • Specificity: 90%

See Also


References

  1. Manske, Robert, and Todd Ellenbecker. "Current concepts in shoulder examination of the overhead athlete." International journal of sports physical therapy 8.5 (2013): 554.
  2. Mimori K, Muneta T, Nakagawa T, Shinomiya K. A new pain provocation test for superior labral tears of the shoulder. Am J Sports Med. 1999 Mar-Apr;27(2):137-42. doi: 10.1177/03635465990270020401. PMID: 10102091.
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John Kiel on 21 August 2021 18:48:34
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