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1. What is a papilloma?

2. What are the venous symptoms in thoracic outlet obstruction more commonly due to?

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

4. What investigations are appropriate for deep venous disease?

5. What are the features of ulcers in patients with rheumatoid arthritis?

6. What are the sensory branches of the facial nerve?

7. How would you treat a patient with a single neurofibroma?

8. What are the congenital predisposing factors for basal cell carcinoma?

9. What are the other options other than open AAA repair?

10. How would you treat this condition?

11. What are the two types of ptosis?

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

13. What complication can neurofibromata give rise to?

14. How would you treat an acquired dermoid cyst?

15. What are the causes of a false aneurysm?

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

17. What are the indications for lung resection?

18. What does surgical excision involved in the surgical treatment of a pharyngeal pouch?

19. What is a cavernous haemangioma?

20. What are the features of ulcers in tuberculosis?

21. Pneumonectomy

22. What are the three main options available for the treatment of malignant melanoma?

23. What are the causes of neuropathic ulcers?

24. Large hernia

25. What is the anatomical classifcations of hydrocoeles?

26. How would you determine clinically the degree of shunt by a large fistula?

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

28. How do you treat a thyroglossal cyst?

29. What are the non-surgical treatment options for hydrocoele?

30. What is a hydrocoele?

31. What is the differential diagnosis of a lump in the groin?

32. What other associations of pyoderma gangrenosum do you know of?

33. What is the differential diagnosis for an enlarged kidney?

34. How would you investigate a patient with cervical lymphadenopathy?

35. What are the complications of the surgical removal of a branchial cyst?

36. Assuming a patient has obstructive jaundice - how should this patient be investigated?

37. How do you harvest a skin graft?

38. What are the three basic questions that need to be asked in a peripheral arterial system history?

39. How are epididymal cysts caused?

40. What are the functions of the spleen?

41. What is the pathogenesis of peripheral neuropathy?

42. What is the consequence of carotid stenosis?

43. What is the aetiology of varicocoeles?

44. What are the risk factors for arterial disease

45. How is hypersplenism brought about?

46. What are the signs in the mouth of acanthosis nigricans?

47. What is the medical treatment of Graves disease?

48. In patients with gynaecomastia - what would make you concerned the patient may have a breast cancer?

49. What are the non-surgical treatment options for lymphoedema?

50. What are the complications of a pharyngeal pouch?