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Flashcards in MSK Deck (32):
1

'pencil-in-cup' X-ray appearance, sausage fingers

psoriatic arthritis

2

wrist drop

radial nerve palsy

3

dinner fork/swan neck deformity

displaced collet fracture

4

pain in anatomical snuffbox

scaphoid fracture

5

feels like walking on pebbles

subluxation of the MTP joints (advanced RA)

6

arthritis + uveitis + urethritis

reiter's syndrome

7

foot drop

common peroneal nerve palsy

8

hanging rope sign

AVN

9

negative birefringent, needle shaped urate crystals

gout

10

envelope shaped/rhomboid, mildly positive birefringent crystals

pseudogout

11

positive anterior drawer test (knee)

ACL tear/rupture

12

pain in internal rotation and extension of knee at 90 degree (steinmann's test)

lateral meniscal tear

13

painful arc

shoulder impingement

14

difficulty with external rotation, loss of movement

frozen shoulder

15

dry eyes, mouth, skin +ve schirmers test

sjorgen's syndrome

16

dry eyes, mouth, vagina and bronchitis

sick syndrome

17

a locked knee

bucket handle meniscal tear

18

bamboo spine on xray, sacroiliitis, question mark posture

ankylosing spondylitis

19

shortened leg with external rotation

displaced fracture of neck of femur

20

onion peel sign

Ewing's sarcoma

21

popcorn calcification of xray

chondrosarcoma

22

soap bubble appearance on xray

giant cell tumour

23

scalp tenderness and jaw claudication

temporal arteritis

24

gower's sign positive

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

25

swollen/ 'woody' calves

duchenne ot Becker muscular dystrophy

26

light bulb sign

posterior shoulder dislocation

27

shepherd's crook deformity

fibrous dysplasia

28

anti-ccp antibody

RA

29

anti-rnp

mixed connective tissue disease

30

anti-jo-1

polymyositis and dermatomyositis

31

anticarciolipin, lupus anticoagulant

antiphospholipid syndrome

32

anterior knee pain in a teenager with no history of trauma

chondromalacia patellae