Basics Of Clinical Podiatry Quiz

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Basics Of Clinical Podiatry Quiz


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  • 1. 
    A bunion, or bony bump that forms at the base of the big toe, is also known as
    • A. 

      Hallux Limitus

    • B. 

      Hallux Abducto Valgus

    • C. 

      Hallux Rigidus

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the deformity where the middle joint of the toe bends down, resembling a hammer?
  • 3. 
    _____________ is the inflammation of the thick band of tissue under the bottom of the foot
    • A. 

      Metatarsalgia

    • B. 

      Plantar Fasciits

    • C. 

      Plantar Pedis

    • D. 

      Hallux Limitus

  • 4. 
    Hallux ____ is complete loss of movement in the big toe
    • A. 

      Valgus

    • B. 

      Rigidus

    • C. 

      Limitus

  • 5. 
    Tinea pedis, or more commonly referred to as athlete's foot, is a fungal infection of the foot. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are common procedures for plantar warts? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Cantharidin Treatment

    • B. 

      Cryotherapy

    • C. 

      Matrixectomy

  • 7. 
    Another term for verruca is
    • A. 

      Warts

    • B. 

      Cellulitis

    • C. 

      Paronychia

    • D. 

      Onychomycosis

  • 8. 
    Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the toenails or fingernails and can cause the nail to discolor, thicken, disfigure and split. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are symptoms of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome? (Select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Pain

    • B. 

      Numbness

    • C. 

      Tingling

    • D. 

      Burning

  • 10. 
    What term best fits this description:Repetitive and prolonged motion on one's feet can lead to a condition causing pain in the ball of the foot.
    • A. 

      Metatarsalgia

    • B. 

      Morton's Neuroma

    • C. 

      Plantar Fasciitis

    • D. 

      Tinea Pedis

  • 11. 
     The most common cause of heel pain is?  
    • A. 

      Gout

    • B. 

      Diabetes Mellitus

    • C. 

      Heel Spur

    • D. 

      Plantar Fasciitis

  • 12. 
    Gout is caused by a high concentration of:
  • 13. 
    What is the common term for a Onychocryptosis?
    • A. 

      Fungal Nail Infection

    • B. 

      Bone Infection

    • C. 

      Ingrown Toenail

    • D. 

      Fluid Collection

  • 14. 
    What are common medications that treat gout?
    • A. 

      Zyloprim

    • B. 

      Lamisil

    • C. 

      Lopurin

    • D. 

      Aloprim

  • 15. 
    What are common procedures for onychocryptosis?
    • A. 

      Nail Avulsion

    • B. 

      Cyrotherapy

    • C. 

      Matrixectomy

    • D. 

      Arthrodesis

  • 16. 
    What is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study of diagnosis, medical, and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle?
  • 17. 
    Achilles tendonitis is inflammation to :
    • A. 

      The achilles tendon

    • B. 

      The biceps tendon

    • C. 

      Tibialis anterior tendon

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is caused by a fungal infection?
    • A. 

      Tinea Pedis

    • B. 

      Onychomycosis

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    ______ is a painful condition caused by a thickening of tissue surrounding a nerve leading to the toes that affects the ball of the foot and is commonly between third and fourth toes.  It may feel as one is standing on a a pebble in a shoe and is felt often as sharp, numb, and burning pain. 
  • 20. 
    A _________ is performed to relieve the pain and discomfort associated with bunions that have not responded to conservative treatment methods. 
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