Quiz 176, January 20, 2023

Welcome to the 176th FOAMed Quiz.

Not a lot of FOAMed content this week, so we’re going to do it a little bit different.

Name the eponyms of the following fractures and te nationality of the namegiver for extra points 🙂


Question 1

An osseous Bankart lesion is commonly seen in patients with an anterior shoulder dislocation.

Arthur Sidney Blundell Bankart (1879- 1951) was a British Orthopaedic surgeon.

Question 2

A Segond fracture is considered pathognomonic for ACL disruption

Paul Ferdinand Segond (1851-1912) was a French surgeon.

Question 3

A Bennett fracture is an intra-articular two-part fracture of the base of the first metacarpal with carpometacarpal joint involvement.

Edward Hallaran Bennett (1837-1907) was an Irish Surgeon.

Question 4

A Smith fracture is an extra-articular fracture of the distal radius with volar angulation.

Robert William Smith (1807 – 1873) was an Irish surgeon and pathologist.

Question 5

A Tillaux fracture is a fracture of the anterolateral tibial epiphysis. It commonly seen in adolescents.

I could be a triplane fracture as well, but there is no surgeon called triplane as far as I know. 

Paul Jules Tillaux (1834-1904) was a French surgeon.

Question 6

A Chance fracture is a transverse fracture through a vertebral body and neural arch.

George Quentin Chance was an Irish radiologist

Question 7

A Jefferson fracture is a burst fracture of the atlas (C1).

Geoffrey Jefferson (1886 – 1961) was a British neurosurgeon.

Question 8

A Jones fracture is a fracture of the proximal diaphysis of the 5th metatarsal, distal to the tuberosity.

Sir Robert Jones (1857-1933) was a Welsh general and orthopaedic surgeon.

Question 9

A Lisfranc injury is a tarsometatarsal fracture dislocation characterized by traumatic disruption between the articulation of the medial cuneiform and base of the second metatarsal.

Jacques Lisfranc de Saint-Martin (1787 – 1847) was a French surgeon.

Question 10

The Malgaigne fracture is an unstable fracture of the pelvis. The Malgaigne fracture usually results from a vertical shear force causing two ipsilateral pelvic ring fractures.

Joseph François Malgaigne (1806 – 1865) was a French surgeon.

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This quiz was written by Sophie Nieuwendijk, Denise van Vossen, Gijs de Zeeuw, Nicole van Groningen, Jeroen van Brakel, Noortje Geerts and Renée Deckers

Reviewed and edited by Rick Thissen