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1. What are the 'transudate' causes of a pleural effusion?

2. What are the four commonest types of malignant melanoma?

3. How would you treat a cystic hygroma?

4. What is a neurofibroma?

5. How are the side-effects of radiotherapy minimized?

6. Which patients might be considered for carotid endarterectomy?

7. What important questions should you ask in a patient with jaundice?

8. What is the differential diagnosis of a midline neck swelling?

9. What is the aim of the tourniquet test?

10. What is the non-surgical treatment of a ganglion?

11. What should you keep in mind when assessing surgical scars?

12. What are the acquired predisposing factors for basal cell carcinomas?

13. What are the surgical treatment principles of incisional hernia?

14. What are the features of infantile polycystic kidney disease?

15. What are the non-surgical treatment options for coarctation of aorta?

16. What investigations would you perform in your diagnosis of a chemodectoma?

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

18. What investigations are appropriate for deep venous disease?

19. What is a hydrocoele?

20. How do patients with a pharyngeal pouch usually present?

21. How do you classify the severity of thyroid eye disease?

22. How do carcinomas of the oesophagus present?

23. How do testicular tumours usually present?

24. What are the causes of bilateral ptosis?

25. What is the consequence of carotid stenosis?

26. What surgical treatments are available for ptosis?

27. Which investigations would you use in a patient whom you thought might be suffering from a dysmotility problem?

28. What is the treatment of Sjogren's syndrome?

29. What is seborrhoeic keratosis?

30. Raynaud's phenomenon

31. What is a dermoid cyst?

32. What are the specific complications of varicose veins surgery?

33. What are the features of ulcers in pyoderma gangrenosum?

34. What is the commonest cause of unilateral ankle oedema?

35. What is the main statistic with regards to salivary gland tumours?

36. How would you investigate a patient who was referred with a carotid bruit?

37. What is the treatment of choice in differentiated thyroid cancer?

38. What are the complications with regards to the surgical treatment of a ganglion?

39. What are the major causes of pre-hepatic jaundice?

40. What is jaundice?

41. What specific investigations would you perform in thrombangiitis obliterans?

42. How would you treat a furuncle?

43. What are the benign diseases of the breast?

44. What is the differential diagnosis of hyperhidrosis?

45. What are the features of Campbell de Morgan spots?

46. What is Frey's syndrome?

47. What is acanthosis nigricans associated with?

48. What is the pathology of Sjogren's syndrome?

49. What is a branchial cyst?

50. What are the cause of cervical lymphadenopathy that you know of?