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1. Which are the most benign parotid tumours?

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

3. What do you know about the epidemiology of hypertrophic scars?

4. How do true umbilical herniae occur?

5. What is the anatomical classifcations of hydrocoeles?

6. What is venous gangrene?

7. What are the causes of acquired umbilical herniae in adults?

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

9. What are the motor branches of the facial nerve?

10. What would you tell to a lady with varicose veins about the proposed surgery?

11. Where is the midpoint of the inguinal ligament?

12. What is the surgical treatment of a ganglion?

13. How are epididymal cysts caused?

14. What are the functions of the spleen?

15. What are the stages of restorative proctocolectomy?

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

17. What are the causes of neuropathic ulcers?

18. From which cells does Medullary carcinoma arise from?

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

20. What is a lipoma?

21. What is the one-year survival of amputations?

22. What are the causes of bilateral ptosis?

23. What are the rare causes of digital clubbing?

24. What is a cyst?

25. What are the features of ulcers in syphillis?

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

27. How may pleural effusions be classified?

28. What is a ganglion?

29. What is Frey's syndrome?

30. How would you investigate and treat a solitary thyroid nodule?

31. What are the features of ulcers in patients with sickle-cell disease?

32. What is the differential diagnosis for a skin lesion?

33. What do you know about thyroid cysts?

34. What complication can neurofibromata give rise to?

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

36. What is the absolute pressure that is used in some definitions of critical ischemia?

37. What do you know about simple colloid goitres?

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

39. What is the non-surgical treatment of pressure sores?

40. Radiological investigations for hepatomegaly

41. How does follicular carcinoma spread?

42. What is the differential diagnosis of a dermatofibroma?

43. What is the main statistic with regards to salivary gland tumours?

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

45. What do you know about the epidemiology of thyroglossal cysts?

46. Do you know of any infectious agents associated with AAA?

47. What is a cavernous haemangioma?

48. What are the features of infantile polycystic kidney disease?

49. What is a neurofibroma?

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