Thursday, 25 June 2015

High Yield

1. Doughnut sign- intussusception.

2. Most common location of sub dural hematoma- frontoparietal.

3. Lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm is a continuation of- musculocutaneous nerve.

4. Brain tumor is not an important cause of seizure in neonatal period.

5. De Quervain's tenosynovitis affects- extensor pollicis brevis & abductor pollicis longus.

6. Weinberg's sign. In abdominal pregnancy, a lateral x ray may show fetal parts overlapping maternal lumbar spine.

7. MCC of otomycosis- Aspergillus Niger, and candida albicans.

8. Male sex doubles the risk of obstructive sleep apnea.

9. Hoarseness is the most common symptom of glottic cancer.

10. Recurrent chalazion can predispose to Adenocarcinoma

11. Clinical criteria for osteoarthritis:
a. Age > 50
b. Stiffness < 30 mins
c. Crepitus
d. Bony tenderness
e. Bony enlargement
f. Lack of warmth
3 out of above 6 in the pt with chronic knee pain is 95% sensitive and 69% specific.

12. Radiological finding of thimble bladder- chronic tuberculous cystitis.

13. Narrowest part during entire course of 7th cranial nerve- labyrinthine canal.

14. Amikacin had the broadest spectrum of antibiotic activity among all aminoglycosides.

15. Romiplstim acts on thrombopoetin receptors- for t/t of ITP.

16. Hemobilia t/t- arterial embolisation.

17. Probiotics have been found to be beneficial in NEC.

18. MCC of reccurent meningitis due to CSF LEAKS-  pneumococci.


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