Polyarthritis - General OutcomesEdit


Monoarthritis - General OutcomesEdit



1. Can describe the clinical features and treatment of calcium pyrophosphate arthropathy (pseudogout)

Myalgia and Widespread PainEdit

General OutcomesEdit


Polymyalgia RheumaticaEdit

1. Describe the clinical features, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of polymyalgia rheumatica


1. Can Describe the Clinical and Pathological Features of Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis

Back PainEdit

Back Pain GeneralEdit

Disc DiseaseEdit

Cauda Equina SyndromeEdit

Spondylosis, Spondylolisthesis and SpondylolysisEdit

2. Knows the clinical and radiological features of spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis

Regional Pain and Soft Tissue DiseaseEdit

General OutcomesEdit

1. Can describe the pathological features of an enthesopathy


1. Can describe the clinical signs of a tendinopathy

Dupytrens ContractureEdit

1. Understand the disease associations with Dupuytren's contracture

Carpal Tunnel SyndromeEdit

Tennis ElbowEdit

1. Can describe the clinical features of a tennis elbow

Frozen ShoulderEdit

Rheumatoid ArthritisEdit

General OutcomesEdit

2. Understand what is a Rheumatoid factor

4 . Knows how to diagnose and treat a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

6. Understand the pathological significance of pannus formation in RA


Osteoarthritis GeneralEdit

1. Understand the classification of osteoarthritis

5. Understand the secondary causes of osteoarthritis

6. Understand the Indications for the Types of Operations for Osteoarthritis

Connective Tissue Diseases and VasculitisEdit

Sjogren's SyndromeEdit


1. Briefly describe the clinical features and pathology of systemic sclerosis

2. Describe the differences between diffuse and limited scleroderma


1. Can outline a simple classification of vasculitis


3. Understand how to monitor disease severity in SLE


Spondyloarthritis GeneralEdit

Ankylosing SpondylitisEdit

Psoriatic ArthritisEdit

1. Understand the five main patterns of joint disease in psoriatic arthritis and their radiological features

Reactive ArthritisEdit

Metabolic Bone DiseaseEdit


2. Understands the pharmacology and use of the following medications for osteoporosis: Bisphosphonates - alendronate; Vitamin D; Calcium; Hormone Replacement Therapy - Oestrogen; Testosterone; Selective Oestrogen Receptor Modulators

Paget's DiseaseEdit

1. Discuss the aetiological hypotheses, clinical features, pathology and complications of Paget's disease of bone


Trauma, Fractures and Surgical ManagementEdit

Ankle SprainEdit

1. Can describe the ligaments which are likely to be injured in an ankle sprain

Meniscal LesionsEdit

3. Understand which meniscal tear can be repaired

4. Describe a meniscal cyst

Peroneal PalsyEdit

1. Describe the gait of a patient with a common peroneal palsy

General OutcomesEdit

4. Understand the indications for a joint fusion

Shoulder DislocationEdit

1. Can describe the pathogenesis and clinical features of recurrent shoulder dislocation

Ligament LesionsEdit

1. Describe the classical history for anterior cruciate ligament rupture


Musculoskeletal Infections and MalignanciesEdit

Osteomyelitis and Septic ArthritisEdit

4. Describe the differences between the treatment of osteomyelitis and septic arthritis

Musculoskeletal MalignancyEdit

2. Understand the Diagnosis and Management of other malignant conditions, such as myeloma and other haematological conditions, that can affect the musculoskeletal system

3. Compare and Contrast the common malignant tumours of bone, osteosarcoma and chondrosarcoma in terms of age, sites of origin, pathology, and prognosis

4. How does an osteoid osteoma present and how is it treated?

5.Describe the classical appearance of fibrous dysplasia

Musculoskeletal Infections and Malignancies GeneralEdit

Paediatric Joint DiseasesEdit

Bone and Cartilage disordersEdit

1. Understand the pathogenesis and treatment of Osgood-Schlatter disease

2. Understand the pathogenesis of osteochondritis

Paediatric Joint Diseases GeneralEdit

1. Understand the different age presentations of the three paediatric childhood hip conditions


1. Understand the pathological features of congenital talipes equinovarus and when it presents

Perthes' Disease and Slipped Upper Femoral EpiphysisEdit

Dysplasia of the HipEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.