Orthopedics : Past Year Univ Questions
  • Clinical examination in musculoskeletal disorders
  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Problems in the shoulder and elbow
  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures
  • Lower limb trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Infection - Osteomyelitis
  • Bone tumours
  • Normal development and Congenital disorders
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Wrist and hand
  • The foot
  • Neurological disorders and the musculoskeletal system
  • The spine, vertebral column and spinal cord
  • Nerves

  • Define: Myositis ossificans, Malunion, Greenstick fracture. (1+1+1=3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • How would you manage closed fracture of the shafts of radius and ulna in an adult? Enumerate two complications of this fracture. (2+1=3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • What is bumper fracture? How would you manage an adult with bumper fracture? (2+1=3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • What is tardy ulnar palsy? Enumerate the clinical features of tardy ulnar nerve palsy? (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • What is Pott's paraplegia? Outline its management. (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • Describe the clinical features of CTEV in a 6 month old child. How would you manage this patient? (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • List the clinical differences between cerebral palsy and poliomyelitis. (3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • Describe the radiological features of Osteosarcoma of lower femur (3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • What is sequestrum? Enumerate two surgical procedures for management of chronic osteomyelitis. (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • What are the clinical features of Osteoarthrosis? What are the treatment options. (3) Ortho PaperI May 2004
  • Enumerate the early complications of fractures. What are the clinical features of fat embolism? (3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • Define the term "dislication". How would you diagnose actue anterior dislication of the shoulder? (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • List the treatment options for freacture shaft of femur. Enumerate the complications of fracture shaft of femur. (2+1=3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • Enumerate three causes of foot drop? Describe the treatment options for foot drop. (3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • Define the following - Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Torticollis. (3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • Describe the clinical features of CTEV in a 3 year old child. How would you manage this patient? (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • Enumerate two causes of cubitus varus. How would you treate a 13 year old boy with cubitus varus? (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • What are the clinical features of osteochondroma? Enumerate three complications of osteochondroma. (3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • Describe the management of acute osteomyelitis of the tibia in a 3 year old child. (3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • What are the diagnostic clinical features of Rheumatoid arthritis? What are the radiological features of rheumatoid arthritis? (2+1=3) Ortho PaperI Nov 2003
  • What is skeletal traction? Enumerate two indications for skeletal traction in orthopedics. Mention the four sites for application of skeletal traction. (1+1+1=3) Ortho PaperI May 2003
  • Define colle's fracture. Describe its two diagnostic clinical fractures. Enumerate four complications of Colle's fracture. (1+1+1=3) Ortho PaperI May 2003
  • Define Non-union. Enumerate the causes of nonunion. (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • How would you manage closed fracture of the shaft of humerus in an adult? Enumerate two complications of this fracture. (2+1=3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • What is Pott's fracture? How would you manage an adult with Pott's fracture? (2+1=3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • Classify nerve injuries. What is "Tinnels" sign and what is its clinical significance? (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • What are the clinical features of Intervertebral Disc Prolapse at L5-S1 level? List two investigations for the diagnosis of this condition. (2+1=3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • Describe two clinical tests used in the diagnosis of congenital dislocation (CDH) of the hip in new born. Enumerate two complications of neglected CDH. (2+1=3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • List four deformities of the lower limb in Post polio residual paralysis. Describe the management of Equinus in a 14 year old patient. (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • What are the indications for amputation? Enumerate 3 criteria for an "ideal amputation stump" (3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • What is a sequestrum? Enumerate two surgical procedures for management of chronic osteomyelitis (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • What are the radiological features of osteoarthrosis? (3) Ortho PaperI Dec 2002
  • Define : Avascular necrosis, nonunion, Pathological fracture. (1+1+1=3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • Enumerate two complications of supracondylar fracture of the humerus. How would you manage the above fracture in a six year old girl? (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • Classify fractures of the patella. How will you manage a transverse fracture of patella in a young adult. (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • What is wrist drop? Mention two causes of wrist drop. Enumerate the treatment options. (1+1+1=3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • Outline the general principles of management of a paraplegic patient. (3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • Briefly describe the clinical features of a neglected clubfoot. How will you treat the above condition in a 14 year old boy? (3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • Classify cerabral palsy. Outline the principles of management of cerebral palsy. (1+2=3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • Enumerate the clinical features of osteosarcoma of lower end of femur. Describe three rediological features of osteosarcoma (3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • What are the stages of tuberculosis of the hip joint. Briefly describe the role of surgery in tuberculosis of the hip joint. (3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
  • What are the clinical features of osteoarthrosis of the knee joint? Briefly describe the treatment options for osteoarthrosis of the knee joint. (3) Ortho PaperI May 2002
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