Anatomy of the Shoulder (glenohumeral) & Hip (acetabulofemoral) Joints - MCQ/SBA (for BM5 NLM1)

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  • Created on: 28-01-14 11:08

1. What type of joint is the Symphysis Pubis?

  • Synovial, Plane
  • Secondary Cartilaginous
  • Synovial, Hinge
  • Fibrous
  • Primary Cartilaginous
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2. In relation to the shoulder and hip joints, what is the labrum?

  • A section of the epiphyseal growth plate that allows the continous growth of the shoulder and hip joint
  • A fibrocartilaginous ring that attaches and acts around the joint fossa to deepen it
  • A ligament that attaches the 'ball' to the 'socket' and prevents slippage
  • A tendon that attaches over the joint and acts to hold it in place
  • A section of synovial membrane that acts over the major pressure point to reduce friction

3. Which spinal nerves form the superior gluteal nerve?

  • L5, S1, S2
  • L4, L5, S1
  • L3, L4, L5
  • L5, L6, S1
  • L4, L5, S1, S2

4. The glenohumeral joint is very mobile, but this comes at the expense of its stability. What bony injury is common at the shoulder joint?

  • Fracture of the Mastoid Process
  • Fracture of the Glenoid Fossa
  • Fracture of the Talus
  • Anterior dislocation
  • Posterior dislocation

5. Injury to the shoulder (and in turn inflammation) can be a source of shoulder pain. Which of the following can also cause shoulder pain?

  • Referred pain from the pleura/peritoneum over the diaphragm
  • Blunt trauma to the testicles
  • Snapping of the Achilles tendon
  • Referred pain from the nociceptors in the iliosacral joint capsules
  • Bullet wound to the back of the knee

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