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In obstetrical brachial plexus paralysis (OBPP):

A. Primary suture without tension is frequently possible
B. Internal neurotization should be attempted only when C5 and C6 are ruptured
C. Motion of the extremity should be started immediately after surgery to avoid stiffness
D. Babies who do not recover biceps function by the age of 3 months should be considered for immediate operation
E. Physiotherapy can be discontinued once the biceps start to flex the elbow

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Which statement concerning haemangioma is incorrect?

A. Present in 10% of newborns with white skin
B. Occurs in female infants three times more commonly than in male infants
C. Incidence is higher in premature infants
D. Is rarely hereditary
E. Precursor (herald) marks are present in approximately 50% of children who develop a haemangioma

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The common starting dosage for the treatment of infantile haemangioma with oral prednisolone:

A. 0.002-0.004mg/kg/day
B. 0.02-0.04mg/kg/day
C. 0.2-0.4mg/kg/day
D. 2-4mg/kg/day
E. 20-40mg/kg/day

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Which is not a feature of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS)?

A. Limb overgrowth
B. Venous varicosities
C. Limb undergrowth
D. Cerebriform palmar hyperplasia
E. Lymphatic malformation

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A 7-year-old boy has hypernasality and velopharyngeal incompetence. He underwent repair of a ventricular septal defect at birth and repair of a cleft palate at age 9 months. His mother says that he has had difficulties with language learning. Physical examination shows upward slanting of the palpebral fissures, a broad nasal root, a small mouth, and a thin upper lip. Which of the following studies is most likely to lead to a diagnosis in this patient? 

A. Measurement of serum creatine kinase level
B. Chromosomal karyotyping
C. Fluorescent in situ hybridisation (FISH) analysis
D. MR angiography
E. None of these

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