Amk Practice Questions - Childhood, Adolescence, Young Adult

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Amk Practice Questions - Childhood, Adolescence, Young Adult

It’s time to answer some Amk Practice Questions – Childhood, Adolescence, Young Adult are all topics under the microscope in this quiz as we offer a handful of scenarios and see if you can tell us what happens next. How much do you know? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Martin Richards, 23, arrives in A & E intoxicated with a lacerated wrist after putting his fist through a window during a fight. On inspection you find a clean but apparently deep 2cm long transverse laceration on the palmar aspect of the wrist, 2cm proximal to the wrist crease. Martin complains of numbness over the lateral aspect of the palm. He has a full range of movement in the affected hand.What is the most likely nerve to have been damaged?
    • A. 

      Palmar cutaneous branch of median nerve

    • B. 

      Lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm

    • C. 

      Superficial branch of radial nerve

    • D. 

      Cutaneous branch of ulnar nerve

    • E. 

      Medial cutaneous nerve of forearm

  • 2. 
    A 26 year old rugby player presents to his GP. He tells you that whilst he was playing a game at the weekend he felt his shoulder 'give way', although it did not remain out of joint. He has come to see you today as he is experiencing a tingling sensation on the lateral aspect of his upper arm. On examination he has an area of numbness over the lateral aspect of the deltoid and is having trouble abducting his shoulder.Which structure has been damaged?
    • A. 

      Axillary nerve

    • B. 

      Musculocutaneous nerve

    • C. 

      Posterior interosserous nerve

    • D. 

      Long throacic nerve

    • E. 

      Radial nerve

  • 3. 
    You see Darren Clark, 34, who slipped on ice going to his car and hit his elbow. His elbow is swollen and painful to move. Plain film radiogaphy shows that he has a fracture of his olecranon.During your neurovascular assesment you note that Darren has tingling and pain in his 4th and 5th digits.Which nerve would you suspect Darren has damaged?
    • A. 

      Ulnar

    • B. 

      Radial

    • C. 

      Median

    • D. 

      Axillary

    • E. 

      Musculocutaneous

  • 4. 
    Following an attempt to self harm, a 14 year old girl is admitted to the emergeny department with a series of mostly superficial lacerations on the dorsal aspect of her left forearm. However, one laceration is particularly deep. It is 2cm lateral to the medial epicondyle of her humerus, 2cm distal to her ante cubital fossa and approx. 4cm long with no foreign bodies. She complains of numbness in her thumb, index, middle and part of her ring finger. She is unable to fully flex thumb, index or middle fingers.Which is the most likely nerve to have been damaged?
    • A. 

      Median nerve

    • B. 

      Medial cutaneous nerve of forearm

    • C. 

      Cutaneous branch of median nerve

    • D. 

      Ulnar nerve

    • E. 

      Superficial branch of radial nerve

  • 5. 
    Mrs Anderson, a 45 year old secretary, comes to see her GP. She has been experiencing a sensation of tingling and numbness and aching in the palmar surface of the lateral three and a half digits of her right hand. She also has diminished sensation in these areas, These syptoms are aggravated when she has been typing for long periods of time, and are worse at night.On examination, the symptoms are worsened by placing the backs of her hands together, and by hyperextension of her wrist.Which of the following is most likely to be causing these symptoms?
    • A. 

      Dupuytren's contracture

    • B. 

      Ulnar nerve compression

    • C. 

      Radial nerve compression

    • D. 

      De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

    • E. 

      Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • 6. 
    Ellie James is a 59 year old woman who has come to see you, her GP, because of numbness in the thumb, index and middle finger of her left hand. It began 12 months ago and occured at night. In the morning she found herself having to move her arms around to get rid of the numbness. More recently she has had numbness during the day, tingling and pain in a similar distribution.You perform Tinnel's and Phalen's tests and make a diagnosis of Carpal Tunell Syndrome.Which neurovascular structure is being compressed and causing her symptoms?
    • A. 

      Median nerve

    • B. 

      Ulnar nerve

    • C. 

      Radial nerve

    • D. 

      Radial artery

    • E. 

      Ulnar artery

  • 7. 
    The biceps brachii, coracobrachialis and the brachialis muscles are innervated by which structure?
  • 8. 
    The triceps brachii and anconeus muscles are innervated by which structure?
  • 9. 
    What is the main role of the serratus anterior muscle?
  • 10. 
    The serratous anterior is innervated by which structure?
  • 11. 
    The trapezius muscle is innervated by which structure?
  • 12. 
    The latissimus dorsi muscle is innervated by which structure?
  • 13. 
    The deltoid muscle is innervated by which structure?
  • 14. 
    The supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscles are innervated by which structure?
  • 15. 
    The teres minor muscle is innervated by which structure?
  • 16. 
    Name the bones of the wrist. Where do you start naming from?
  • 17. 
    Describe the positions of innervation by nerves C3-T4.
  • 18. 
    Wrist drop is a classical sign of damage to which nerve?
  • 19. 
    In the hand, which muscles does the ulnar nerve supply?
  • 20. 
    List the 4 stages of bone repair.
  • 21. 
    What is a compound fracture?
  • 22. 
    What is a Pott's fracture?
  • 23. 
    What is a Colles' fracture?
  • 24. 
    Which hormone is responsible for the 'growth spurt' during puberty?
  • 25. 
    Growth hormone doesn't act directly on the target cells. What does?