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AIIMS MAY 2014 with Solutions

Anatomy Cranial duramater has periosteal and meningeal layers, is supplied by 5th nerve, is outermost meningeal layer and Dural venous sinuses are not present inner to the meningeal layer. Lateral pterygoid muscle, medial pterygoid muscle and tensor veli palatini muscle are innervated by trigeminal nerve. Stylohyoid muscle is innervated by the stylohyoid branch of the… Continue reading AIIMS MAY 2014 with Solutions



Question: This 6-year-old boy presented with fever and rash that did not improve despite treatment with cephalexin. What diagnosis is suggested? A. Bullous pemphigoid B. Staphylococcal scalded skin C. Herpes simplex infection D. Kawasaki disease   Correct answer : Staphylococcal scalded skin Explanation : Flaccid bullae, perioral crusting and fever suggest the staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome. The… Continue reading Diagnosis??

Dermatology · Surgery


 Trichilemmoma: In 1962, Headington and French first described trichilemmoma as a benign neoplasm with differentiation toward pilosebaceous follicular epithelium, or outer root sheath. Their significance resides in the association with Cowden Disease(multiple hamartoma syndrome) and the need to differentiate trichilemmomas from other more aggressive cutaneous tumors, such as trichilemmal carcinoma. Clinically, trichilemmomas present as well-defined, smooth,… Continue reading Trichilemmoma



The term eczema and dermatitis are synonymous. They refer to distinctive reaction pattern in the skin, which can be either acute or chronic. Acute eczema Ø Redness, swelling, usually with ill defined margins. Ø Papules, vesicles and more rarely large blisters. Ø Exudation and cracking. Ø Scaling. Chronic eczema Ø Many show all of the above features, though it is usually… Continue reading Eczema