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Test Your Knowledge 4 - 4/13/2007 Answers
1. What flexor zone extends from the center ortion of the middle phalanx to the distal palmar crease?
A. zone 1
B. zone 2
C. zone 3
D. zone 4
2. What is the most common complication(s) associated with splint treatment of type 1 mallet finger?
A. Extensor tendon lag
B. Hyperextension defomity
C. Skin maceration and noncompliance
D. Pain and malunion
3. A volar advancement flap used for coverage of a thumb tip amputation is termed a:
A. Moberg flap
B. Groin flap
C. Flag flap
D. Neurovascular island flap
4. What is the maximal rate for axonal regeneration in humans per day?
A. 6-7mm
B. 5-6mm
C. 3-4mm
D. 1-2mm
5. After a peripheral nerve repair when should a tendon transfer be performed?
A. 1-3 mths
B. 3-6 mths
C. 9-12 mths
D. after a minimum of a year
6. Which of the following is not used for a venous insufficiency?
A. Keep hand below the heart
B. Apply leeches
C. Keep dressing loose
D. Remove the nail plate, abrasion of the nail bed and apply a heparin-soaked sponge
7. What is the most frequent cause of upper limb amputation?
A. Malignancy
B. Vascular disease
C. Diabetes
D. Trauma
8. What is the most common location for a carpal osteoid osteoma?
A. lunate
B. scaphoid
C. capitate
D. hammate
9. Where do the majority of dorsal wrist ganglions originate?
A. SL articulation
B. LT articulation
D. in the TFCC
10. What drug taken during pregnancy, is associated with phocomelia?
A. Lupron
B. Dexamethasone
C. Synthroid
D. Thalidomide
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