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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

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How to Prepare for AIIMS/AIPG/PGI/DNB ….

1. Start with a Schedule…. Pre-Plan, Discipline & Persistence is key to Success. 2. Start with MCQ’s of 5-10yrs for Observation & Planning. So that u can get idea about type of Questions asked. 3. Do not Ignore short subjects. 4. Ophthalmology is very imp for AIIMS. 5. Revise tables from  Standard textbooks of particular… Continue reading How to Prepare for AIIMS/AIPG/PGI/DNB ….

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Interesting Case: Cutis Verticus Gyrata

Doctors reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that they diagnosed a case of a rare condition called cutis verticus gyrata, which causes the folds in the scalp to form – specifically, “ridges and furrows resembling the brain’s surface,” write Dr. Karen Regina Rosso Schons and Andre Avelino Costa Beber of Hospital Universitario de… Continue reading Interesting Case: Cutis Verticus Gyrata

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Distilled water peritoneal lavage after colorectal cancer surgery.

Source Department of Colorectal Surgery, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom. Abstract PURPOSE: Tumor cells exfoliated into the peritoneal cavity during colorectal cancer surgery are viable and tumorigenic and may contribute to peritoneal recurrence. Although commonly used, the tumoricidal effectiveness of antiseptics in peritoneal lavage is doubted because of their chemical alteration by… Continue reading Distilled water peritoneal lavage after colorectal cancer surgery.

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Medical Mystery: Stabbing Headache and Ptosis

What’s the diagnosis? A 54-year-old, right-handed man presented with a 2-week history of stabbing headache, located at the right frontal and temporal regions. Headache intensity was quantified by the patient as 10 out of 10 and was associated with an excruciating ocular pain and right ptosis. The patient was a former smoker who quit 10… Continue reading Medical Mystery: Stabbing Headache and Ptosis