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Question 1#Print Question

The most frequent lesion found in obstetrical brachial plexus injuries involves:

a. All cervical roots
b. Only C8 and T1
c. Only C6 and C7
d. Upper plexus C5, C6 and C7
e. Only C5


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The parents of a 2-week old boy bring the child to your clinic because he was born with a unilateral complete syndactyly of the thumb and the index finger. He has no other congenital abnormality. You examine the patient and order an X-ray that shows it to be a complex complete syndactyly of the first web space. You decide to:

a. Wait until the child is 2 years of age or older to release the syndactyly without the need of a skin graft
b. Wait until the child is 4 years old and release the syndactyly using a split thickness skin graft
c. Wait for over 6 months and release the syndactyly under regional block to reduce the risk of anaesthesia and utilize a split thickness skin graft
d. Wait until the child is 3-6 months old and release the syndactyly using a full thickness skin graft from the groin
e. Wait until the child is 1-year-old and release the syndactyly with an open technique


Question 3#Print Question

Correction of radial hand deformity is not indicated in patients that present: 

a. With thrombocytopenia with absent radius (TAR) syndrome
b. With Fanconi’s anaemia
c. With Holt-Oram syndrome
d. As well-adapted adults
e. All of the above


Question 4#Print Question

Which is not a test for thoracic outlet syndrome?

a. Sunderland’s
b. Roo’s
c. Adson’s
d. Morley’s
e. Narakas


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Hypoplastic thumbs Type II of the Blauth classification can be treated successfully by:

a. Releasing the contracted first web space, reconstruction of the ulnar collateral ligament, transposition flap to release the first web space, a full thickness skin graft and opponensplasty
b. Releasing the contracted first web space, reconstruction of the radial collateral ligament, transposition flap to release the first web space, a full thickness skin graft and opponensplasty
c. Amputation of the hypoplastic thumb and pollicisation of the index finger with use of a full thickness skin graft
d. Amputation of the hypoplastic thumb and pollicisation of the small finger with a split thickness skin graft
e. Amputation of the hypoplastic thumb and a toe-to-hand transfer




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