MSK Quiz#5, Wrist Anatomy and Pathology  

1. A 25-year-old skateboarder falls onto an outstretched hand and presents with tenderness in the anatomical snuffbox. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis, and what is a potential complication? 

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2. A patient presents with acute wrist pain following a fall. Radiographs reveal a lunate dislocation. Which of the following symptoms is this patient most at risk for developing? 

Question 2 of 5

3. Following a wrist injury, a patient is unable to extend the thumb at the metacarpophalangeal joint. A fracture of which carpal bone is most commonly associated with this injury? 

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4. A 30-year-old tennis player presents with pain and tenderness on the volar aspect of her wrist, just distal to the radius. The pain worsens with thumb extension and wrist radial deviation. What is the most likely diagnosis? 

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5. A patient presents with a history of wrist pain following a fall 2 months ago. He initially had a negative wrist X-ray, but now presents with chronic wrist pain and decreased grip strength. Which carpal bone is most likely involved, and what is the recommended initial imaging? 

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