DNB Theory question bank 2022 | The Skin

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.
  1. Approach to a case of exanthematous fever in a 14-month old child (2018/1) 5
  2. Maculopapular rash (2015/1) 5
  3. Etiology, clinical features, and management of Steven Johnson Syndrome. (2014/2) 3+2+5
  4. Discuss briefly the etiology, clinical features, and management of Steven-Johnson syndrome. (2013/2) 3+3+4
  5. Outline the characteristic clinical features of ‘erythema multiforme’ and ‘Steven – Johnson syndrome’. Enumerate the principles of management of Steven–Johnson syndrome. (2010/2) 4+3+3
  6. Enumerate the causes of persistent fever which are not due to infection. Describe the clinical presentation of ectodermal dysplasias. (2008/1) 10
  7. Diagnosis and management of a 2-year-old child with Petechial skin rash (1998/1) 15
  8. Clinical conditions associated with Maculopapular rashes in children and their differential diagnosis (1995/1) 10
  9. Bullous skin eruptions in newborn babies (1995/2) 15
  10. New developments in management of Vascular Nevi and scabies in children (1993/1)

Eczematous Disorders

  1. Discuss in brief etiopathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of seborrheic dermatitis in a neonate. (2013/1)3+4+3
  2. Seborrheic Dematitis in children (2007/1)10

Diseases of Subcutaneous Tissue

  1. Erythema Nodosum (1999/2)10

Disorders of Hair

  1. Trichotillomania (2018/2)3

Arthropod Bites and Infestations

  1. Clinical features and management of scabies in children. (2020/01)5
  2. Pediculosis (2019/2) 5
  3. Management of scabies in children (2017/1) 4
  4. Discuss the treatment of the following: Scabies (2014/1) 4


  1. Acne in adolescence (2016/2)
  2. Review the etiology and management of adolescent acne. What are the psychological complications in children (2006)10
DNB topic wise questions

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