Serial Expansion

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Q) After final serial expansion, second staged reconstruction is delayed by

a) <1 week

b) 1-2 weels

c) 2-3 weeks

d) 3-4 weeks

Tissue Expanders in plastic Surgery

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Q  Which of the following is false regarding tissue expanders? ( Plastic Surgery Q 46-60) 

a) Distal ports have the advantage of minimizing risk of iatrogenic rupture by accidental puncture.

b)  Integrated ports have the advantage of not having the need to make a separate dissection for the port.

c) Tubing between expander and port gets obstructed in case of integrated ports.

d) The Food and Drug Administration had cleared for the use of carbon dioxide–filled, remote-controlled tissue expanders

Stages of graft uptake

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Q ) First stage of healing in a skin graft is
a. Revascularisation
b. Inosculation
c. Imbibition
d. None of the above

 Ans c

Imbibtion is the 1st stage in 24-48 hrs. It involves fibrin formation between the graft and bed

After 48 hours - Inosculation  by which time new capillary buds develop

3rd stage is revasularization

Ref SCHWARTZ'S PRINCIPLES OF SURGERY 2-volume set 11th edition


Hemangioma in Children

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Q) Involution of hemangioma in 50% of children occurs by the age of ?
a. 6 months
b. 1 year

c. 2 years

d. 5 years

Submucus cleft palate

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Q) Submucosal Cleft soft palate : True is 
A. Velopharyngeal insufficiency
B. Normal feeding
C. Normal Uvula
D. Cleft of hard palate remains attached to the vomer and nasal septum



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 Q) Pigmented lesion suspicious melanoma of size 1cm with ulceration and features of ABCD,
next step
A. Wide Local Excision  with 1cm margin
B. Excision biopsy with 1-2mm margin
C. Punch biopsy at the edge of the lesion
D. Incisional biopsy

Answer in Q 44 

Bilobed grafts

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Q Bi lobed graft is  used in which reconstruction

a. Nose.
b. Eyelid.
c. Cheek.

d) Lips


Z plasty

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Q) True about Z plasty.
a. 3 limbs equal with 45 degree.
b. 3limbs equal 60 degree.
c. All limbs equal with 45 degree
d. All limbs equal with 60 degree


Melanoma risk factor

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Q) Risk factor for developing melanoma in a pigmented skin lesion is ?

a) Haemangioma

b) Lentigo maligna

c) Congenital nevocellular nevi

d) Tophi

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