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1. How does radiotherapy work?

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

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

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

5. What are the causes of a false aneurysm?

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

7. What systems are tackled when taking into consideration a thyroid history?

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

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

10. What is Frey's syndrome?

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

12. What are the main points to be elicited during a clerking of the surgical patient?

13. What are the specific complications of inguinal hernia repair?

14. What are the indications for surgery in goitre?

15. Which patients might be considered for carotid endarterectomy?

16. Which patients should have their aneurysms repaired?

17. What is the differential diagnosis of a testicular tumour?

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

19. What is the surgical treatment of a patient with an epigastric hernia?

20. What are the secondary causes of Raynauds?

21. Describe the vascular supply of the transplanted kidney?

22. What are the branches of the facial nerve?

23. What are the secretomotor branches of the facial nerve?

24. Radiological investigations for hepatomegaly

25. What is the non-surgical treatment of a patient with an epigastric hernia?

26. What are the causes of a mass in the right iliac fossa?

27. What is the treatment of a lipoma?

28. What side effect would you warn this patient about if considering cervical sympathectomy?

29. What are the medical options for Raynauds?

30. What are the stages of restorative proctocolectomy?

31. What are the contents of the spermatic cord?

32. What do you know about thyroid cysts?

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

34. What is the surgical treatment of pressure sores?

35. What does minimally invasive surgery involve in the surgical treatment of a pharyngeal pouch?

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

37. Where are pressure sores most commonly found?

38. Why is total thyroidectomy preferred in the surgical treatment of Graves' disease?

39. What investigations are appropriate for deep venous disease?

40. What is a skin flap?

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

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

43. What are the common causes of ascites?

44. What are the features of ulcers in tuberculosis?

45. How should you organize information when talking about a disease?

46. What will the Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology show you in the investigation of Cervical Lymphadenopathy?

47. What investigations would you do when investigating parotid tumours?

48. What does four-layer compression bandaging comprise of?

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

50. What are the signs in the mouth of Hereditary telangiectasia?