P-DAT 4 Scapular Region

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P-DAT 4 Scapular Region

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  • 1. 
     What is the proximal attachment of the muscle that attaches distally to the tagged structure?
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus fossa

    • B. 

      Spine of the scapula

    • C. 

      Superior angle of the of the scapula

    • D. 

      Supraspinatus fossa

    • E. 

      Supraglenoid fossa

  • 2. 
     Following a traumatic fall and visit to the ER, you as the attending physician are presented with radiographs of the patient’s shoulder. A fracture at the tagged area will most likely damage which nerve?
    • A. 

      Suprascapular

    • B. 

      Axillary

    • C. 

      Thoracodorsal

    • D. 

      Radial

    • E. 

      Dorsal scapular

  • 3. 
     An athlete presents to your clinic complaining of left shoulder pain. On examination, you determine that she has injured the rotator cuff muscle tagged in the following image. You inform the athlete that she will have difficulty moving her upper extremity in   ____________ .
    • A. 

      Abduction

    • B. 

      Adduction

    • C. 

      Flexion

    • D. 

      Extension

    • E. 

      Medial rotation

  • 4. 
    Which muscle is attached across the ventral surface of this bone?
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus

    • C. 

      Teres minor

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

    • E. 

      Serratus anterior

  • 5. 
     The tagged artery is a branch of which artery?
    • A. 

      Axillary

    • B. 

      Suprascapular

    • C. 

      Posterior circumflex humeral

    • D. 

      Subscapular

    • E. 

      Brachial

  • 6. 
    A patient complaining of shoulder pain undergoes an MRI, which reveals a cystic mass that is lodged within the tagged area. The mass is most likely to compress which structure?
    • A. 

      Circumflex scapular artery

    • B. 

      Dorsal scapular nerve

    • C. 

      Axillary nerve

    • D. 

      Suprascapular nerve

    • E. 

      Dorsal scapular artery

  • 7. 
     Which one of the following statements is true about the structures that form the superior and inferior boundaries of the tagged space:
    • A. 

      Both are innervated by dorsal scapular nerve

    • B. 

      Both have distal attachments to the greater tubercle of humerus

    • C. 

      Both help to medially rotate the arm

    • D. 

      Both are innervated by the axillary nerve

    • E. 

      Both are supplied by the circumflex scapular artery