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Clinical Surgery

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1. What is the surgical treatment of a popliteal aneurysm?






2. How do true umbilical herniae occur?






3. What is the classification of testicular malignancies?






4. What is the differential diagnosis of hyperhidrosis?






5. How would you treat a congenital dermoid cyst?






6. What are the major causes of post-hepatic jaundice?






7. What are the causes of acquired umbilical herniae in adults?






8. What are the features of acral lentiginous melanoma?






9. What are the appearances of the blood film after a splenectomy?






10. What are the functions of the spleen?






11. What are the causes of splenomegaly






12. How would you treat an acquired dermoid cyst?






13. What are the two types of ptosis?






14. What are the arterial symptoms in thoracic outlet obstruction more commonly due to?






15. What is the surgical treatment of a multinodular goitre?






16. What are the features of a multinodular goitre?






17. What are the different varieties of Kaposi's sarcoma?






18. Why is surgical treatment advised in the treatment of varicocoele?






19. Simple cyst Treatment






20. What are patients with Sjogren's syndrome at risk of?






21. What is the risk of rupture for an aneurysm more than 5.5cm?






22. What are the causes of superior vena cava obstruction?






23. What are the intratemporal causes of facial nerve palsy?






24. What does a keloid scar look like?






25. What are the features of superficial spreading melanoma?






26. What is the aetiology of varicocoeles?






27. How are epididymal cysts caused?






28. What are the risk of radioiodine in the treatment of Graves disease?






29. How should one conclude a thyroid examination after examining the patient from the back?






30. What is acanthosis nigricans associated with?






31. What are the 3 objectives that one should look out for in the inspection of varicose veins?






32. How should one examine a lump or swelling?






33. What do you know about the pathophysiology of varicose veins?






34. What is a furuncle?






35. How would you demonstrate a patient's ankle brachial pressure index?






36. Where is the midpoint of the inguinal ligament?






37. What are the intracranial causes of facial nerve palsy?






38. What are the two types of complications of amputations?






39. What should be done prior to surgery in the surgical treatment of an incisional hernia?






40. What is the classification used in the definition of severe exarcerbation of inflammatory bowel disease?






41. What are the features of nodular melanoma?






42. What do you know about Kaposi's Sarcoma?






43. What are the two main types of aetiologies in the differential diagnosis of a unilateral swelling of the parotid gland?






44. Large hernia






45. What are the surgical treatment options for hydrocoele?






46. What other investigations can be done for Sjogren's syndrome?






47. What are the seven signs in the eyes that one should look out for when assessing the thyroid status?






48. What are the two types of complications of thyroidectomy?






49. What is the origin of lymphangiomas?






50. What are the signs in the mouth of Peutz-Jegher disease?