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

2. What features of the lump would make you suspicious that it is breast cancer?

3. What is the surgical treatment of a popliteal aneurysm?

4. What are the different histological subtypes of a sebaceous cyst?

5. What is the significance of the ankle brachial pressure index?

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

7. What are the aetiologies arising outside the parotid gland in a unilateral swelling of the parotid gland?

8. What are the different types of mastectomy that can be performed?

9. What do you know about the pathophysiology of varicose veins?

10. What are the causes of portal hypertension?

11. What are the general complications of thyroidectomy?

12. What are the indications for surgery in goitre?

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

14. What are the causes of gangrene?

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

16. Why is surgical treatment advised in the treatment of varicocoele?

17. What are the possible surgical techniques in the surgical treatment of a femoral hernia?

18. What are the features of a femoral hernia?

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

20. What is the mean age for presentation of follicular carcinoma of the thyroid?

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

22. What should one do in the general examination of the surgical patient?

23. What is the operative mortality of AAA repair?

24. In which patients are abdominal aortic aneurysms most common?

25. What are the major causes of post-hepatic jaundice?

26. In What age group is papillary carcinoma more common in?

27. What are the specific and early complications of thyroidectomy?

28. Which are the respiratory causes of digital clubbing?

29. What is venous gangrene?

30. What is the differential diagnosis of swollen legs?

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

32. What are the surgical options in Crohns disease?

33. What are the features of ulcers in patients with squamous cell carcinoma?

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

35. What are the specific complications of a Cimino-Brescia fistula?

36. What are the variants of lipoma?

37. What is the differential diagnosis of a dermatofibroma?

38. What are the malignant diseases of the breast?

39. What is the embryological origin of a thyroglossal cyst?

40. What are the specific complications of parotidectomy?

41. What is the pathophysiology of coarctation?

42. How should epididymal cysts be managed?

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

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

45. What are the causes of a mass in the left iliac fossa?

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

47. What are the complications of a pharyngeal pouch?

48. What are the coordination abnormalities causes of dysphagia?

49. What is the purpose of limb elevation in the non-surgical treatment of lymphoedema?

50. What is the aim of the tourniquet test?