DNB Theory question bank 2022 | Bone and joint disorders

This is a 2022 update on previously asked questions in the DNB pediatrics theory exam. The questions are arranged topic-wise.

How to use?

  1. Questions are arranged in chronological order, latest first
  2. Each question is followed by a Numbers.
  3. Numbers in bracket are Year followed by session, 1 is June session, 2 is December session eg. (2022/1) is a question from June 2022 question paper
  4. The number after the bracket is Marks allotted for eg. 5+5 is 5 marks for each subquestion.

Somehow examiners have skipped questions on this topic in the last 4 years.

The Foot and Toes

  1. Approach to a child with Talipes equinovarus at different ages (2019/2)5

The Hip

  1. DDH – Diagnosis (2017/1) 3
  2. What is developmental dysplasia of the hip and its Classification? Describe the various age-appropriate clinical tests for this condition. Outline the treatment modalities for this condition at different ages. (2013/2) 2+4+4
  3. Discuss the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) (2010/2)3+4+3
  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. (2008/1) 10
  5. Congenital Dislocation of Hip (2007/1)5

Skeletal dysplasia

  1. Achondroplasia (2007/1)5
  2. Classification and management of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (2007/1)10
  3. Define skeletal dysplasia. Describe the clinical features and radiological changes of achondroplasia. (2010/1)3+3+4