Q) A 55 year old lady presents with vague pain in right lower abdomen. Physical examination reveals a well defined mass there which is non tender and freely mobile. It is non pulsatile as well. What is the most likely possibility? a) Appendicular mass b) Mesenteric cyst c) Perforated tubo ovarian mass d) Meckel’s diverticulum Answer b Mesenteric cysts are uncommon lesions found in this age group. It typically presents as a freely mobile mass which moves perpendicular to small blwel axis. It is painless as well. Appendicular mass will have a preceding history of pain abdomen Similarly perforated tubo ovarian mass will also have a history of pain Meckel’s diverticulum does not present as this kind of mass gastricbypass.surgery
Q) Gall bladder cancer arising in the setting of APBDJ , all are true except a) It occurs in younger age b) Prevalent in Asian countries c) More common in males d) Less often associated with Gall stones Answer (free) c) It is more common in females In APBDJ, pancreatic and biliary duct meet more than 15 mm away from the duodenal wall. APBDJ is seen more in asian countries and is associated as a cause of gall bladder cancer. It is seen in younger age group Most of the patients are females Ref article- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2658122/
Q) One of the following is not a criteria of malignancy in lymph node on EUS a) Size more than 1 cm b) Prominent intranodal vasculature c) Sharp well defined borders d) Hypoechoic Answer b Prominent intravascular pattern in the lymph node is suggestive of benign pathology and other features of malignany include, size more than 1 cm, well defined sharp borders, lost nodal pattern and hypoechoic consistency
Q) Not true about recurrent pyogenic cholangitis : a) Mostly there are intrahepatic strictures with involvement of the left side duct b) It can present as choledochoduodenal fistula c) In it there is complete biliary obstruction which leads to marked jaundice and pruritis d) MRCP and other other cholangiography can be diagnostic Answer c In recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (RPC) complete obstruction does not occur and jaundice and pruritis is not marked. RPC is a disease commonly seen in young Asians (also known as oriental cholangiohepatitis) which leads to multiple strictures in extra or intrahepatic ducts. Association with Ascaris lumbricoides and Clonorchis sinensis has been noted. It can present as choledocholithiasis with stricture, choledochoduodenal fistula, acute pancreatitis, secondary biliary cirrhosis and can lead to cholangiocarcinoma. MRCP can be diagnostic and is preferred because of its non invasive nature.
Q) All of the following colon cancers have high rate of relapse except a) Obstruction/Perforation b) Venous invasion c) Mucin production d) High microsatellite instability Answer for premium members
Q. Z plasty is an example of a) Advancement flap b) Delayed flap c) Transposition flap d) Rotation flap Answer for all Flaps in plastic surgery are the cornerstone of management of skin and wound defects. Advancement flaps are used to cover skin defects in face, scalp and neck. Examples of advancement flaps are monopedicled flaps, bipedicled and V Y advancement flap. Delay of flap is a surgical preconditioning, in which the blood supply is partially blocked prior to actual procedure. It increases the length of the flap as well as its uptake rate. Transposition flap – used in head and neck surgery, a rectangular flap is rotated.
Q) True about Beger procedure for chronic pancreatitis a) Posterior branch of gastro duodenal artery is preserved. b) Beger procedure is a pancreatic head mass resection that can be done for small pancreatic tumors. c) Intra pancreatic, choledochal and ampullary structures are removed. d) Neck of the pancreas is not transected