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1. To whom is the surgical treatment of Graves' disease particularly useful?

2. How does follicular carcinoma spread?

3. What are the mechanical obstruction causes of dysphagia?

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

5. What is the adequate treatment for minimal lesion(less than 1cm) in thyroid cancer?

6. What are the causes of a false aneurysm?

7. What are the main features of type 2 NF?

8. What are the three objectives to be taken note of in the palpation part of the arterial examination?

9. What do you know about thyroid cysts?

10. What associations of coarctation are you aware of?

11. What is the operative mortality of AAA repair?

12. How would you prepare a patient who is going for surgery which will involve forming a stoma?

13. What are the complications of incisional hernia?

14. What are the indications for an amputation?

15. What is a furuncle?

16. What is the mainstay of treatment in ascites?

17. What are the general complications of a stoma?

18. Where is the midpoint of the inguinal ligament?

19. What are the causes of venous ulcers?

20. In What age group is papillary carcinoma more common in?

21. How does radiotherapy work?

22. What are single lumps in the breast more likely to be ?

23. How would you treat a keratoacanthoma?

24. How would you treat this condition?

25. Do you know of any infectious agents associated with AAA?

26. What investigations would you perform to help you in your diagnosis?

27. What is the classic presentation of renal cell carcinoma?

28. What is the pathogenesis of an acquired dermoid cyst?

29. How would you treat an acquired dermoid cyst?

30. What is a cyst?

31. Under what circumstances would patients (with popliteal aneurysms) they be treated?

32. What does a hypertrophic scar look like?

33. What are the non-surgical options for Raynauds

34. What is the 'reconstruction ladder'?

35. What radiological investigations would be helpful in distinguishing the different causes?

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

37. What are the causes of neuropathic ulcers?

38. What are the features of ulcers in tuberculosis?

39. How do you treat this condition?

40. What is the prophylactic treatment of pressure sores?

41. What surgical treatments are available for ptosis?

42. What are the important elements in the description of an ulcer?

43. What is secondary lymphoedema?

44. What do you know about the epidemiology of keloid scars?

45. What are the causes of gangrene?

46. What is the ABPI of patients with intermittent claudication?

47. What would you warn the patient of in consenting them for an endarterectomy?

48. How do you treat a thyroglossal cyst?

49. What are the features of superficial spreading melanoma?

50. What do you know about thyroid adenomas?