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Clinical Surgery

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






2. How would you investigate a patient with a breast lump?






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






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






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






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






7. What is the causes of the carotid artery aneurysms?






8. Which normal tissues are particularly affected by radiotherapy?






9. What other part of the body can be affected by hyperhidrosis?






10. What is seborrhoeic keratosis?






11. What is primary lymphoedema?






12. What is the order of skin changes seen in Raynaud's?






13. How would you treat an acquired dermoid cyst?






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






15. What are the branches of the facial nerve?






16. What needs to be taken into consideration when marking the stoma site?






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






18. What are the hepatobiliary complications of IBD?






19. What are the major indications for renal transplantation?






20. How is anaplastic carcinoma treated?






21. What are the surgical problems associated with AF?






22. What are the indications for surgery in ulcerative colitis?






23. What are port-wine stains?






24. What investigations should one do in the management of a multinodular goitre?






25. What are the signs of chronic venous insufficiency?






26. Which patients should have their aneurysms repaired?






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






28. How are epididymal cysts caused?






29. In the tourniquet test - What do collapsed veins below the tourniquet indicate?






30. What syndromes are associated with varicose veins?






31. What are the complications of a pharyngeal pouch?






32. How should one treat a sebaceous cyst?






33. It is know that the pulses are preserved in the diabetic - why is this?






34. Where does a liposarcoma arise from?






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






36. How would you treat a furuncle?






37. What are the causes of superior vena cava obstruction?






38. What do you know about thyroid cysts?






39. What is a keratoacanthoma?






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






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






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






43. What is a papilloma?






44. What are the coordination abnormalities causes of dysphagia?






45. How are the causes of jaundice classified?






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






47. How might you be aware the transplant rejection is occurring?






48. What factors predispose to incisional hernia?






49. How would you treat a keratoacanthoma?






50. What are the features of ulcers in patients with arteriovenous fistulae?