March 2019 Ortho Quiz

Ortho Quiz

by Steven L. Kleinfield DC, FACO

1. The Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) is located in which part of the body:

a. Ankle

b. Wrist

c. Knee

d. Hip

2. The most common causation for a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) tear is:

a. Inversion injury to the ankle

b. Valgus stress injury to the knee

c. Traumatic fall resulting in dislocation of the femoral/acetabular joint

d. Falling on an outstretched hand

3. The most reliable diagnostic way to evaluate for a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) tear is by:

a. Manipulation of the extremity

b. Orthopedic Testing

c. MRI

d. X-Ray

4. The main symptom of someone with a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) tear is:

a. Pain on the outside of the wrist

b. Pain on the medial side of the ankle

c. Pain on the lateral side of the tibio/femoral joint

d. Pain along the superior/lateral boarder of the femoral/acetabular joint

5. Which orthopedic test is commonly used to help in the diagnosis of a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) tear:

a. Fovea Test

b. Anvil Test

c. Apley’s Distraction Test

d. Strunsky’s Test