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

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1. Which spinal nerves form the roots of the brachial plexus that innervates the upper limb?

  • C5-T2
  • C4-C8
  • C5-T1
  • C4-T2
  • C4-T1
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2. Name the main muscles principally responsible for adduction at the shoulder joint (clue: they're found medially).

  • Latissimus Dorsi, Serratus Anterior & Pectoralis Major
  • Teres Minor, Pectoralis Major & Pectoralis Minor
  • Teres Major, Teres Minor & Serratus Anterior
  • Latissimus Dorsi, Teres Major & Pectoralis Major
  • Serratus Anterior, Teres Major & Pectoralis Minor

3. 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
  • Anterior dislocation
  • Posterior dislocation
  • Fracture of the Glenoid Fossa
  • Fracture of the Talus

4. A patient comes into your clinic, and after a consultation, a poor Achilles reflex test and an extensive examination, you diagnose a herniation of the L5-S1 disc. What are the likely symptoms that the patient would have presented with?

  • Shoulder discomfort, unable to move humerus in glenohumeral joint, swelling of soulder region
  • Constant pins and needles in foot, unable to move ankle, strong eversion
  • Abdominal pain & cramps, vomiting, difficulty breathing
  • Tingly/sensory change over the posterior of the leg/lateral aspect of foot, ankle weakness, weak eversion
  • Chest pain, difficulty breathing, wheezing

5. What is the axilla?

  • A tendon
  • Godzilla's cousin
  • A muscle
  • An anatomical space
  • A ligament


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