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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

Opthalmology

Clinical Presentation of CATARACT

Symptoms Glare: When patient looks at a point source of bright light the diffusion of white and colored light around it drastically reduces vision. Night driving becomes especially troublesome. Posterior subcapsular cataract (cupuliform) notably causes disabling glare. Image Blur: Opacification of lens leads to diminution of vision which is characteristically painless and progressive (& does not improve with pin-hole). From a… Continue reading Clinical Presentation of CATARACT

Opthalmology · Otorhinolaryingology

Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)

Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) surgery is a procedure that aims to eliminate fluid and mucus retention within the lacrimal sac,increase tear drainage for relief of epiphora.  removal of bone adjacent to the nasolacrimal sac and incorporating the lacrimal sac with the lateral nasal mucosa in order to bypass the nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) can… Continue reading Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)