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1. How might a patient with a popliteal aneurysms present?

2. What are the predisposing factors for Raynaud's phenomenon?

3. What investigations may help confirm the diagnosis of thoracic outlet obstruction?

4. Simple cyst Treatment

5. What are the indications for flap reconstruction?

6. How does papillary carcinoma spread?

7. What are telangiectasias?

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

9. What is the aetiology of varicocoeles?

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

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

12. What is the shorter version of the surgical sieve?

13. What is the differential diagnosis in basal cell carcinoma?

14. What is the Courvoisier's law?

15. What are the specific late complications of amputations?

16. What is the classification of testicular malignancies?

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

18. What are the two main systems which need to be examining thyroid status in a surgical patient?

19. What are the uncommon causes of ascites?

20. What are the features of a direct inguinal hernia?

21. What kinds of analgesia would be appropriate for this patient?

22. Why do these neuropathic ulcers form?

23. What is the 'reconstruction ladder'?

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

25. What associations of coarctation are you aware of?

26. What is the risk of solar keratoses progressing to invasive squamous cell carcinoma?

27. What are the other types of arteriovenous fistula?

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

29. Which are the gastrointestinal causes of clubbing?

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

31. What is a neurofibroma?

32. What are the causes of unilateral ptosis?

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

34. What is the non-surgical treatment of a multinodular goitre?

35. What are the treatment options available for Basal Cell Carcinoma?

36. What is the operative mortality of AAA repair?

37. What are the congenital predisposing factors for malignant melanomas?

38. How would you treat a pyogenic granuloma?

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

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

41. What are the acquired predisposing factors for malignant melanomas?

42. How would you treat this condition?

43. What are the indications for forming a stoma?

44. What are the indications for lung resection?

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

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

47. What is a pharyngeal pouch?

48. What are the causes of simple colloid goitres?

49. What is the pathogenesis of Raynaud's phenomenon?

50. How would you treat a pharyngeal pouch?