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1

Cellulitis is a discrete soft tissue swelling. True/False?

False
Soft tissue swellings are widespread!

2

Which organisms usually cause cellulitis?

B-haemolytic Strep
Staph

3

Septic arthritis is a monoarthropathy. True/False?

True

4

What are ganglia?

Outpouchings of synovium lining of joints

5

If ganglia are asymptomatic, leave them alone. True/False?

True

6

List treatment for bursitis

NSAIDs
Antibiotics if secondary abscess
Incision and drainage

7

Rheumatoid nodules respond well to DMARDs. True/False?

False

8

Bouchard's nodes affect which part of the hands?

Proximal IPJ

9

Heberden's nodes affect which part of the hands?

Distal IPJ

10

Heberden's nodes are found only in OA. True/False?

True

11

Which is more common - Heberden's or Bouchard's nodes?

Heberden's nodes

12

What is Dupuytren's disease?

Progressive fixed flexion contracture disease of the hands

13

Which type of collagen is produced in Dupuytren's disease?

Type III

14

List treatment for Dupuytren's disease

Needle fasciotomy
Collaginase injection
Fasciectomy with/without graft