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Wrist and Hand

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Question 1
Which carpal bone articulates with the 4th and 5th metacarpal?
A
Pisiform
B
Hamate
C
Capitate
D
Triquetral
E
Scaphoid
Question 2
Which carpal bone is a sesamoid bone?
A
Hamate
B
Scaphoid
C
Pisiforrm
D
Triquetral
E
Lunate
Question 3
Which of the following does not form part of the radiocarpal joint?
A
Triquetral
B
Lunate
C
Scaphoid
D
Radius
E
Trapezium
Question 4
Why is the scaphoid bone at risk of avascular necrosis?
A
Its blood supply runs distal-proximal and the proximal section can become necrotic following a fracture
B
Its blood supply runs proximal-distal and the distal section can become necrotic following a fracture
C
Its blood supply runs lateral-medial and the medial section can become necrotic following a fracture
D
Its blood supply runs medial-lateral and the lateral section can become necrotic following a fracture
E
It does not have any blood supply
Question 5
Which of the following is not a border of the anatomical snuffbox?
A
Abductor pollicis longus
B
Abductor pollicis brevis
C
Radial styloid
D
Extensor pollicis longus
E
Extensor pollicis brevis
Question 6
A 60 year old man with no significant history, presents with a mass on the ulnar side of his palm, which he has had for the past year. The mass is now causing his 5th digit to flex. What is the most likely diagnosis?
A
Ulnar claw
B
Dupuytren's contracture
C
Trigger finger
D
Camptodactyly
E
Stenosing tenosynovitis
Question 7
Which movements are initiated by the lumbricals of the hand?
A
Extension of the MCP joints & the PIP joints & flexion of the DIP joints
B
Extension of the MCP joints, the PIP joints & DIP joints
C
Flexion of the MCP joints, the PIP joints & DIP joints
D
Flexion of the MCP joints & the PIP joints & extension of the DIP joints
E
Flexion of the MCP joints & extension of the PIP & DIP joints
Question 8
Which muscles adduct the digits of the hand?
A
Palmar interossei
B
Dorsal interossei
C
Adductor pollicis
D
Adductor indicis
E
Adductor digitorum longus
Question 9
A patient presents with Froment sign. Which muscle is most likely affected?
A
Extensor pollicis longus
B
Abductor pollicis longus
C
Abductor pollicis brevis
D
Adductor pollicis
E
Extensor pollicis brevis
Question 10
A 50 year old woman presents with numbness and tingling in both hands. It is worse on the right (dominant) hand and it frequently wakes her at night and she has to shake/hang her hand out of bed for relief. What is the most likely diagnosis?
A
C6 radiculopathy
B
Polyneuropathy
C
Carpal tunnel syndrome
D
De Quervain's tenosynovitis
E
Ulnar nerve palsy
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