Colon Transposition

Q . In colon transposition after esophageal resection which of the following is false? (AIIMS 2018)

a) It has a more robust blood supply

b) Chances of anastomotic leak are more

c) Ischemia at tip

d) Becomes redundant in long run

Pouchitis Disease severity index

Q) Pouchitis disease activity index includes all except (AIIMS 2019)

a)  Fever
b)  Malaise
c)  Fecal urgency
d)  Bleeding PR

Pouchitis is commonly asked in AIIMS and JIPMER MCH exams. Previous year questions are here and here 

Ans b ) Malaise, Clinical data includes Frequency, urgency and rectal bleed

Summary of the PAS

I. Clinical
 1. Stool frequency(0, 2, 4, 6)
 2. Fecal urgency(0, 3)
 3. Rectal bleeding(0, 3)
Maximal clinical subscore: 12
II. Endoscopic findings
 1. Oedema(0, 1)
 2. Granularity(0, 1)
 3. Friability(0, 1, 2)
 4. Erythema(0, 2, 3)
 5. Mucosal flattening(0, 2)
 6. Ulcerations/erosions(0, 2, 3)
Maximal endoscopic subscore: 12
III. Histological Acute inflammation
 1. Polymorphonuclear infiltration(0, 1, 2, 3)
 2. Ulcerations/erosions(0, 1, 2, 3)
Chronic inflammation
 1. Mononuclear infiltration(0, 1, 2, 3)
 2. Villous atrophy(0, 1, 2, 3)
Maximal (total) histological subscore: 12
Maximal total PAS: 36



Q) True about gastrinoma is 

a) At the time of diagnosis most are benign and only 20% are malignant

b) In Pancreas most tumors  are confined to the body and tail

c) All cases of gastrinoma should be screened for MEN 1

d) They are highly malignant and even after complete resection 5 year survival is 30%

Another Mcq on gastrinoma

Intestinal TB

Q) False about intestinal TB
1. Hyperplastic variety has colonic strictures
2. Raised markers,anaemia,positive sputum culture point towards diagnosis
3. BMFT shows pulled up cecum
4. IFN gamma assay


There are two types Of Intestinal TB

Ulcerative type - Transverse ulcers with undermined edges, Serosa of bowel is studded with tubercles. It is a severe form of disease

Hyperplastic - Hyperplasia and thickening of terminal ileum. Narrowing of lumen., Stricture and fibrosis occues of terminal ileum

There are raised inflamatory markers and anemia

Interferon gamma is for subclinical infection

BMFT shows subhepatic caecum

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