Quiz Over The Musculoskeletal System

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Quiz Over The Musculoskeletal System - Quiz

Especially the human body, it is the most complex body structure in kingdom animalia. The musculoskeletal quiz below takes us on a study journey of the structure and all the related structures. Find out more below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are taking a history from a patient complaining of back pain. Which of the following would make you concerned about serious spinal pathology? (tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Lumbar pain

    • B. 

      Bladder dysfunction

    • C. 

      History of carcinoma

    • D. 

      Pain radiating down one leg

    • E. 

      In good health prior to onset of pain

    • F. 

      Fever

    • G. 

      Progressive weakness in legs

  • 2. 
    What are the four main features of osteoarthritis seen on an xray?
    • A. 

      Joint space narrowing, osteoclast formation, segmental sclerosis, subchondral cyst formation

    • B. 

      Joint space narrowing, osteocyte formation, segmental sclerosis, subchondral cyst formation

    • C. 

      Joint space narrowing, osteophyte formation, subchondral sclerosis, subchondral cyst formation

    • D. 

      Joint space narrowing, osteoclast formation, subchondral sclerosis, subchondral cyst formation

    • E. 

      Joint space narrowing, osteophyte formation, segmental sclerosis, subchondral cyst formation.

  • 3. 
    A 63 year old gentleman presents with a hot, swollen and acutely painful right knee. Following a thorough history and examination, a joint aspirate is performed which did not show any organisms on gram stain and showed crystals which were negatively birefringent under polarised light microscopy. What is the likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Septic arthritis

    • B. 

      Gout

    • C. 

      Pseudogout

    • D. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • E. 

      Psoriatic artritis

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the GALS screening questions?
    • A. 

      Do you have any stiffness or pain in your back, or any muscles or joints?

    • B. 

      Can you dress yourself without any problem?

    • C. 

      Can you get in an out of a car without any problems?

    • D. 

      Can you walk up and down stairs without any problems?

  • 5. 
    What does this X ray show?
    • A. 

      Osteoarthritis left hip

    • B. 

      Osteoarthritis right hip

    • C. 

      Right sided neck of femur fracture

    • D. 

      Left sided neck of femur fracture

  • 6. 
    A 44 year old woman presents with a 6 week history of pain and stiffness in the joints of her hands. She reports that it takes her up to an hour and a half to 'get them going' on a morning. On examination she has erythematous, rubbery swellings over her metocarpophalangeal joints on both hands, the proximal interphalangeal joint on her right index finger and the proximal interphalangeal joint on her left middle finger. The affected joints are warm and tender to palpate and there is a decreased range of movement due to pain. She also reports noting a swelling over her left elbow. On examination there is a 2-3 cm firm, round lump which is not tender to touch. Given the above clinical picture, what is the most likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Gout

    • B. 

      Psoriatic arthritis

    • C. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • D. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

    • E. 

      Systemic lupus erythematosus

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a typical feature of Temporal (Giant Cell) Arteritis?
    • A. 

      Headache

    • B. 

      Scalp tenderness

    • C. 

      Jaw claudication

    • D. 

      Visual loss

    • E. 

      Age < 50

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