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Wrist drop

Radial nerve palsy

2

Dinner fork or Swans neck deformity in wrist

Displaced colles fracture

3

Pain/tenderness in the anatomical snuffbox

Scaphoid fracture

4

Feels like walking on pebbles

Advanced RA in the feet - subluxation of the metatarsalphalangeal joints

5

Arthritis + Uveitis + Urethritis (can't see, can't pee, can't bend the knee)

Reiters syndrome or reactive arthritis

6

Foot drop

Common fibular nerve (peroneal nerve)

7

Fracture srosis

proximal scaphoid, intracapsular femoral, femoral condyles, humeral head, capitulum and proximal talus

8

Hanging rope sign

AVN

9

Pencil in cup X-ray appearance + sausage fingers

Psoriatic arthritis

10

Negative birefringement, needle shaped urate crystals

Gout

11

Envelope shaped/rhomboid, mildly positive birefringement Ca pyrophosphate crystals

Pseudogout

12

Positive anterior drawer test (tibia can be pulled forward easily on the femur when knee flexed)

ACL tear/rupture

13

Pain in internal rotation and extension of knee at 90 degree?

Lateral meniscal tear

14

Painful arc (pain on abducting between about 70-120 degrees)?

Damaged supraspinatus tendon, frozen shoulder

15

Dry eyes, mouth, skin, positive Schirmer's test

Sjogrens syndrome (with infiltration) (often with RA)

16

dRY EYES, MOUTH, vagina, bronchitis?

Sicca syndrome (no infiltration (no signs of arthritis)

17

Locked knee

Bucket handle meniscal tear

18

Bamboo spine on x-ray, sacroiliitis and question mark posture

Ankylosing spondylitis

19

Shortened leg and externally rotated?

Displaced fracture of neck of femur

20

Shortened leg and internally rotated?

Dislocated femoral head

21

onion peel sign?

Ewing's sarcoma

22

Sunray spiculation

Osteosarcoma

23

Popcorn calcification on x-ray

Chondrosarcoma

24

Soap bubble appearance on x-ray?

Giant cell tumour benign

25

Scalp tenderness and jaw claudication

Temporal arteritis

26

Gower's sign positive

Duchenne MD

27

Swollen, woody calves

Duchenne or Becker MD

28

Hatchet-like face

Myotonic dystrophy