Ortho Quiz

 

by Steven L. Kleinfield D.C.,F.A.C.O.

1. Avascular necrosis of the tarsal navicular is better known as:

a. Kohler’s disease

b. Blount’s disease

c. Freiberg’s disease

d. Sinding-Larsen-Johansson’s Disease

e. Keinbock’s disease

2. “A 4-year-old girl presented with intermittent right foot pain for 1 week. Pain had worsened the previous day after playing outside, and she was now refusing to bear weight on the right foot. On examination, she had pain and tenderness over her right dorsomedial midfoot with no local skin changes. She walked with an antalgic gait with weight bearing on the lateral side of the foot. Her right foot radiograph showed a collapsed, flat, and radiodense navicular bone”. Your best working diagnosis would be:

a. Kohler’s disease

b. Blount’s disease

c. Freiberg’s disease

d. Sinding-Larsen-Johansson’s Disease

e. Keinbock’s disease

3. Which ligament listed below does not belong as being part of the conjoined Deltoid Ligament

a. Posterior talofibular

b. Tibiocalcaneal

c. Tibionavicular

d. Anterior tibiotalar

e. Posterior tibiotalar

4. According to the work of Nachemson and his co-workers, he noted that different postures can affect the intra-discal pressure. Which position was found to be the most deleterious to the disc by having the highest increase in intra-discal pressure:

a. Coughing or straining

b. Small jumps

c. Lifting a weight with the back and knees bent

d. Rotation of the lumbar spine

e. Lifting a weight with the back bent and the knees straight

5. A non-union of the secondary growth center of the inferior articular process of a vertebrae is better known as:

a. Bertolotti’s Syndrome

b. Ossicle of Oppenheimer’s

c. Tropism

d. Opisthion

e. Lisfranc’s Joint

 

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