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Disorders of The Joints Quiz


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A basketball player had an issue with his knee joint, decreasing its stability and having the pain of the knee. He also reported having a history of posterior dislocation of the tibia at the knee joint. Which ligament is involved in this case?

A. anterir cruciate ligament

B. posterior cruciate ligament

C. Medial collateral ligament

D. Lateral collateral ligament


What is the elongated bursa that wraps around the tendon?

A. femur

B. tibia

C. tendon sheath (synovial joint)

D. joint capsule


Tendonitis is when a tendon swells (becomes inflamed) after a tendon injury. It can cause joint pain, stiffness, and affect how a tendon moves. You can treat mild tendon injuries yourself and should feel better within 2 to 3 weeks. What are the suitable treatments that can be applied?

I. put an ice pack (or try a bag of frozen peas wrapped in a tea towel) on the tendon for up to 20 minutes every 2 to 3 hours.

II. avoid heavy lifting, strong gripping or twisting actions

III. Compress the leg at the part of the rupture

IV. try to avoid moving the tendon for 2 to 3 days.

A. I only

B. I and III

C. I, II and IV

D. II, III and IV


What are the major components of cartilage?

A. Glycosaminoglycan-rich proteoglycans

B. Elastin

C. Collagen fibers


From the picture, what is the extension of joint cavity?

A. Bursa of synovial joint

B. Synovial membrane

C. Periosteum

D. Tendon


What is the surgery treatment for olecranon bursitis?

A. R.I.C.E

B. Taking medication

C. Bursectomy


___________ attached to the medial meniscus of the knee joint, causing it to be easily teared

A. Anterior cruciate ligament

B. Posterior cruciate ligament

C. Tibial collateral ligament

D. Fibular collateral ligament


Below are typical inflammatory cells except

A. Erythrocytes

B. Neutrophils

C. Macrophages

D. Lymphocytes


Which of these is NOT a key cellular event in the pathophysiology of all joint diseases?

A. Changes to synovial blood vessel

B. Changes to connective tissue

C. Changes to nearby bones

D. Changes within the synovial fluid


Which bone is NOT included in the wrist joint?

A. radius

B. ulna

C. none of the above


“Failure of synthesis of glycosaminoglycans by chondrocytes will leaf to decreased resilience of cartilage, which are under load and fractures”

What is this process called?

A. Osteoarthritis

B. Lesion

C. Fibrillation

D. Calcification


All of the following statements are true about the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA) EXCEPT:

A. It is simply a “wear and tear” process.

B. Risk factors include aging, joint injury, obesity, and genetics.

C. X-rays may be normal despite significant pain from OA early in the process.

D. Current treatments for OA are directed to controlling pain, and none have been proven to alter the progression of the disease.


Which are the ligaments of the hip joint

A. Ilio-femoral ligament, pubo-femoral ligament, anterior cruciate ligament, ligamentum teres femoris

B. Ischiofemoral ligament, tibial collateral ligament, fibular collateral ligament

C. Ligamentum teres femoris, patellar ligament, plantar calcaneonavicular ligament

D. Ilio femoral ligament, pubo-femoral ligament, ischio-femoral ligament, ligamentum teres femoris




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