AselectionofReviewquestionsforPeripheralJoints - lower limb

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A selection of Review questions for Peripheral Joints (emphasis on lower limb stuff) 1. Which muscles in the lower limb are most commonly affected by myositis ossificans? Quadriceps 2. Compare and contrast the effects of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and erosive osteoarthritis. OA: - progressive degeneration of articular cartilage - typical presentation: middle aged or elderly patient presenting with pain of insidious onset; slow stiffening of joint involved; may be a history of trauma (secondary OA); decreased ROM - radiographically: non-uniform loss of joint space; asymmetric RA: - synovial inflammatory process that creates a destructive pannus - typical presentation: a woman aged between 25 and 55 with pain and associated periarticular soft tissue swelling, stiffness and decreased ROM. At some point the pain is bilateral - radiographically: uniform, symmetrical loss of joint space; periarticular osteoporosis - elevated ESR and positive rheumatoid factor EOA: - DJD variant - typical presentation: middle aged females; swelling; pain; redness;
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