Welcome to another MedGuide quiz. This is part one of the Upper Limb Disorder series of presentations, focusing on the shoulder and brachial plexus clinical anatomy and imaging. Good luck!
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Approach to the Upper Limb Disorder Patient - Part I
The lateral 2/3rds are angled anteriorly in situ
There is an articular disc in the acromioclavicular joint
There is no articular disc in the sternoclavicular joint
The medullary cavity of the clavicle is a site of stem cell harvest
It is the first fetal bone to ossify
A patient presents with tenderness over the proximal, anterior humeral diaphysis, exacerbated with flexion of the elbow and supination of the forearm.
Which is the best matched differential?
Biceps tendon rupture
During surgery to clear the first portion of axillary nodes (anterior, posterior and lateral), a nerve was damaged in the procedure and subsequently the patient has found it difficult to raise themselves, via the arms, from a chair.
Which nerve is most likely affected?
Long thoracic nerve
Medial pectoral nerve
Lateral pectoral nerve
Medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve
Which structure is most likely affected?
Spine of the scapula
Teres major tendon
If you were to assess the eleventh cranial nerve, what other actions could you ask him to perform?
90º Flexion of the glenohumeral joint
50º adduction of the glenohumeral joint
40º internal rotation of the glenohumeral joint
180º abduction of the glenohumeral joint
60º external rotation of the glenohumeral joint