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In a fixed flexion contracture of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint, the structure that is contributing most to the rigid flexion is:

a. The collateral ligament
b. The contracted proximal part of the volar plate
c. The accessory collateral ligament
d. The rigid distal part of the volar plate
e. The flexor tendon

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Of the extensor tendon compartments on the dorsum of the wrist:

a. The extensor pollicis longus (EPL) alters direction around the ulnar styloid
b. The extensor indicis proprius (EIP) shares a compartment with extensor digitorum communis (EDC)
c. The first compartment contains the extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL) and extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB)
d. The posterior interosseous nerve runs in the third compartment
e. The extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) and extensor digiti minimi (EDM) share the fifth compartment

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Of the bones in the carpus:

a. The scaphoid is the largest bone
b. 40% of the blood supply of the scaphoid enters via the waist of the bone
c. 40% of the scaphoid surface is covered with articular cartilage
d. The kinetic forces of the carpus produce a tendency for the scaphoid to extend
e. Scapholunate dissociation is followed by flexion of the scaphoid

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The palmar aponeurosis:

a. Covers the palm, including the central palm, thenar and hypothenar muscles
b. Is inserted into the flexor digitorum profundus tendons
c. Lies immediately deep to the neurovascular plane in the palm
d. Is inserted mainly into the bases of the proximal phalanges and the flexor sheaths
e. Consists of a direct extension of deep fascia of the forearm

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A contraindication to centralisation or radialisation of radial dysplasia is:

a. Single extremity involvement
b. Stiff elbow
c. Stiff shoulder
d. Stiff fingers
e. Absent thumb

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