Monthly Archives: March 2012

Why does nocturia occur in heartfailure?

While taking case history in a cardiac failure patient, one of the most important points to be enquired is whether there is a history of nocturia in the patient. What is nocturia? The tendency of the patient to urinate excessively …

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What is syphilis?

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease(STD) affecting the genital organs.Syphilis is transmitted by a spirochete bacterium named Treponema pallidum.It is most often transmitted by sexual contact, but it can also be transmitted from mother to fetus by placental route.When transmission …

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Classification of surgical wounds

Surgical wounds are classified based on the presumed magnitude of the bacterial load at the time of surgery. Class I-Clean Wounds Clean wounds are those wounds in which no infection is present.Only skin microflora contaminate the wound and no hollow …

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How to do phalens test for carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is due to the compression of median nerve in the carpal tunnel at the wrist.It usually occurs in a middle aged female,hypothyroidism,diabetes etc.In Carpal tunnel syndrome there is paraesthesia of lateral 31/2 fingers.Phalens test is a provocative …

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Development of genital structures in males and females

Genital structures in males Genital tubercle -Glans penis Urogenital sinusĀ  -Corpus spongiosum,Bulbourethral glands(Cowpers),Prostrate Urogenital folds -Ventral shaft of penis Labioscrotal swelling -Scrotum Gubernaculum -Gubernaculum testis Mesonephric/Wolffian duct -Epididymis,Ejaculatory duct,Ductus deferens Paramesonephric/Mullerian duct -Appendix of testis,prostatic utricle Genital structures in females …

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Derivatives of dorsal and ventral mesogastrium

Derivatives of dorsal and ventral mesogastrium.

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PGI november 2010 questions

Multiple answer type questions can be tricky. You can try these PGI questions if you are interested, I will be posting more questions from PGI ,AIIMS and All India question papers. Answers will be displayed after you have marked all the correct options.

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