Theory May 2011

1 September 2011, 11:30

Dr. Tushar Maniar


MAY  2011                                        Time 3 Hours   Total marks 100

Write short notes on                                         

1. Timeline of Cardiac Morphogenesis and  outline Associated anomalies of each stage.                                             (5+5)

2. Classify anti-Arrhythmic drugs in  children. Describe the mechanism of action and uses of Amiodarone.          (5+5)

3. What are the causes of congenital  Hydrocephalous? Describe the anatomical malformation and clinical features of
various types of Arnold Chiari Malformation.                                                                                                                   (4+6)

4. Sources, Deficiency state and uses of  Zinc in children.                                                                                             ( 3+3+4)

5. Define Pancytopenia. Enlist the  causes and assessment of severity of Aplastic Anemia in children.              (2+4+4)

6. Comment on clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of Swine Flu.                                                                    (2+3+5)

7. Outline clinical and immunological  criteria for starting anti-retroviral treatment (ART) in a HIV infected child.
8. How will you monitor a child initiated on ART?                                                                                                          (6+4)

9. Describe the Diagnostic approach in a  2yr child with Ambiguous Genitalia.                                                         (10)

10. Write ( WHO updates 2003) Jones  Criteria. Outline drugs for control of Inflammation in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
Mention in brief Drugs / Dosage / duration for Secondary Prophylaxis Acute   Rheumatic Fever.                 (3+5+2)

Enumerate Critical Biologic and Chemical  Agents of Terrorism. Outline Clinical features, Treatment, prophylaxis of
Anthrax exposure. Outline Clinical features, Treatment, prophylaxis of Botulin  exposure.                              (4+3+3)


  1. karthikasubramaniam October 8, 2011 Reply

    Thank u so much Sir for ur sincere efforts to help the post graduates. I find it very useful. Eagerly waiting for the Sep theory paper and weekly Quiz.

  2. dr mamata October 9, 2011 Reply

    Sir,waiting for Sep question paper and quiz.

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