Theory question bank update 2016: Part 10

Theory question bank in parts, reorganized and updated till 2016: Part 10

What new in this update
1. All questions organised.
2. Questions arranged chapter wise as per appearance in Nelson’s textbook of Pediatrics.
3. Arranged in chronological order old first and latest last.
4. Adequate space and gaps given to take side notes and jot down points for last minute revision.
1. Questions are divided based on Chapters of Nelsons Textbook of Pediatrics
2. Questions contain two numbers at the end. Numbers within bracket indicates the year. For example (97/1)- 97 means year 1997 & 1 means June (2 means December). Thus (06/1) means June 2006
3. Number at the end of the question (not within bracket) indicates marks

25. EYE

1. Proptosis (94)15
2. Evaluation and management of an infant with squint (95/2)15
3. What are the common causes of Blindness in children? Discuss steps to prevent Blindness in this group (05)3+7
4. Describe the characteristic changes observed in fundus examination of a child with (10/2)4+3+3
i ) Chronic Hypertension
ii ) Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia
iii ) Long standing diabetes mellitus
5. Describe the various age appropriate tests for checking visual acuity in children and their limitations. (13/2) 10
6. A) Enlist the acquired eye diseases in children 2
    B) Common causes,clinical features and management of acquired eye diseases in children 2+3+3(15/1)
7. Congenital cataract 4 (Apr16)
26. EAR
1. Recurrent Acute Otitis Media in children (07/1)10
2. Outline development of normal hearing in children. List causes of Hearing impairment in a I year old child and its diagnostic approach (07/2)10
3. Describe the types of hearing loss in children. Enumerate the causes of hearing loss in children. (10/2)4+6
4. Outline the etiopathogenesis of acute suppurative otitis media. Discuss in brief the treatment and complications of acute suppurative otitis media (ASOM) in children. (11/1)3+4+3
5. Describe the etiopathogenesis and clinical features in a 3 year old child with hearing impairment. What are the laboratory tests for assessment of such a child? (12/1)3+3+4
6. Enumerate the causes of congenital deafness. Discuss Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening. (14/1)3+7
7. Management of acute otitis media (14/2)5

27. SKIN

1. New developments in management of Vascular Nevi and scabies in children (93/1)
2. Clinical conditions associated with Maculopapular rashes in children and their differential diagnosis (95/1)10
3. Diagnosis and management of a 2 year old child with Petechial skin rash (98/1)15
4. Erythema Nodosum (99/2)10
5. Review the etiology and management of adolescent acne. What are the psychological complications in children (06)10
6. Seborrheic Dematitis in children (07/1)10
7. Enumerate the causes of persistent fever which are not due to infection. Describe the clinical presentation of ectodermal dysplasias. (08/1)10
8. Outline the characteristic clinical features of ‘erythema multiforme’ and ‘Steven – Johnson syndrome’. Enumerate the principles of management of Steven – Johnson syndrome. (10/2)4+3+3
9. Discuss in brief etiopathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of seborrheic dermatitis in a neonate. (13/1)3+4+3
10. Discuss briefly etiology, clinical features and management of Steven Johnson syndrome. (13/2) 3+3+4
11. A six month old baby presents with rash over face and extensor aspect of extremities. Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of this baby. (14/1)5+5
12. Discuss the treatment of the following: Scabies (14/1) 4
13. Etiology ,clinical features and management of Steven Johnson Syndrome. (14/2) 3+2+5
14. Maculopapular rash (15/1)5
15. A) pathogenesis of toxic shock syndrome (TSS) 3
      B) diagnostic criteria for TSS 2
      C) differential diagnosis and management of TSS 2+3(15/1)


1. Congenital Dislocation of Hip (07/1)5
2. Achondroplasia (07/1)5
3. Classification and management of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (07/1)10
4. Describe developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). Enumerate risk factors for the same. Enlist its clinical features. How do you confirm its diagnosis? Outline the management. (08/1)10
5. Define skeletal dysplasia. Describe the clinical features and radiological changes of achondroplasia. (10/1)3+3+4
6. Discuss the clinical features, diagnosis and management of Developmental Dysplasia of Hip (DDH) (10/2)3+4+3
7. What is developmental dysplasia of hip and its classification? Describe the various age appropriate clinica tests for this condition. Outline the treatment modalities for this condition at different ages. (13/2) 2+4+4
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