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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

Medicine · Pharmacology

First-in-class drug for HF approved?

?PHARMACOLOGY UPDATE: ?First-in-class drug for HF approved?: Time to replace ACE inhibitors ?Approval of the first angiotensin-receptor/neprilysin inhibitor (ARNI): valsartan/sacubitril for the treatment of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) ?PARADIGM-HF* trial results last year which showed that valsartan/sacubitril (formerly called LCZ696) significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular (CV) death and hospitalization for HF… Continue reading First-in-class drug for HF approved?

Medicine · Orthopedics

What is Diagnosis …??

A 2yr Child presented with enlarging scalp mass seizures focal neurological deficit headache …. A CT scan was done which showed lytic calvarial lesion with scalloped edges. What is Diagnosis ??? ANSWER: LEPTOMENINGEAL CYST also known as growing skull fractures, are an enlarging skull fracture that occurs near post-traumatic encephalomalacia. Epidemiology Majority occur in children < 3 years. Clinical presentation… Continue reading What is Diagnosis …??


D.D of Pericardial Rub & Systolic Murmurs

Differential Diagnosis of Systolic Murmurs Systolic Ejection Benign Innocent systolic murmur (vibratory) Flow murmurs Hemodynamic effect (i.e., fever, hyperthyroidism, severe anemia) Athlete’s heart Atrial septal defect (incidental) Pathologic Aortic stenosis Pulmonary stenosis Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Atrial septal defect Pansystolic Tricuspid reflux Mitral reflux Ventricular septal Differential Diagnosis of Pericardial Friction Rub Caused by inflammation of the… Continue reading D.D of Pericardial Rub & Systolic Murmurs