Which muscle insertion is most commonly responsible for RC tendonitis?
How do you test for dequervain's tenosynovitis?
How do you perform the PE test for tennis elbow?
A patient comes in with stroke symptoms, the most alarming of which is a field cut in their vision. Her eyes are PERRLA. Where do you suspect her infarct to be?
What is the most common cause of cervical radiculopathy?
bencroachment on the nerve in the foramina, commonly at C7
cPCA, posterior circulation
dextend wrist against resistance while palpating lateral epicondyle joint (extensor origin)
efinklsteins test - grab thumb, deviate ulna
5 Multiple Choice Questions
1) difficulty with abduction and forward flexion
2) shrugging of the shoulder
3) positive drop arm test
MCA, anterior circulation
defect in control of muscles that produce speech (lips, tongue, palate, pharynx);
can be caused by lesions, parkinsonism, and cerebellar disease
just below the tip of the acromion
5 True/False Questions
A patient comes in with stroke Sx, including motor and sensory deficits. Most of his cortical signs seem to be intact. Where do you suspect his stroke to have occurred? → MCA, subcortical circulation
What can cause dysphonia? → loss of voice that accompanies disease of the larynx or its nerve supply.
A patient presents to the ER following a bar fight, his arm seems to have slipped out of the joint. What test would you perform on him to see if he has dislocated his joint? → Basilar artery, posterior circulation
What is the cause of tenosynovitis? → infection of the flexor tendon sheaths (NOT in the joint itself)
A patient presents with stroke symptoms. After testing her EOMs, you find that she cannot move her eyes laterally. Where do you suspect her infarct to be? → Basilar artery, posterior circulation