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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

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Ovarian Cancer (Revision)

Ovarian cancer tends to present with a pelvic mass, so I’ve included a differential diagnosis for this. I’ve also described efforts to develop an ovarian screening programme – the UKFOCSS trial is currently underway to investigate its effectiveness. Introduction: Anatomy of the female reproductive system ANATOMY the ovaries are a pair of small oval-shaped organs located in the… Continue reading Ovarian Cancer (Revision)

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Cardiotocography

FHR pattern classification: The NICHD workgroup proposed terminology of a three-tiered system to replace the older undefined terms “reassuring” and “nonreassuring”. Category I (Normal): Tracings with all these findings present are strongly predictive of normal fetal acid-base status at the time of observation and the fetus can be followed in a standard manner: Baseline rate… Continue reading Cardiotocography

Anatomy · Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The main differences between the male and female

The female pelvis …. · The bones are more delicate – thin and light · The pelvis is less massive · The pelvis is more shallow · The ilia are less sloped · The anterior iliac spines are more widely separated – thus the greater prominence of the hips laterally · The superior aperture of… Continue reading The main differences between the male and female

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

ALL ABOUT CESAREAN SECTION

Caesarean Section ___________________ An operative procedure to deliver a viable foetus or more (i.e. after 28 weeks or 20 weeks according to the ACOG) through an abdominal and uterine incisions ________________________________________________________________ Incidence= Increased from 5% in 1970 to 25% in 1990 due to: * Procedures as high forceps and difficult mid forceps are abandoned in… Continue reading ALL ABOUT CESAREAN SECTION

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Nevoid hyperkeratosis

  A 28-year-old woman in her 5th month of pregnancy presented with a 2-month history of asymptomatic, irregular thickening of both nipples and the left areola. On physical examination, both nipples and the left areola were covered with diffuse, hyperpigmented, verrucous plaques with a filiform or papular warty surface  (A). Histologic examination revealed orthokeratotic hyperkeratosis,… Continue reading Nevoid hyperkeratosis