CNS disorders

Pediatrics

CNS disorders

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 64%
Ease of Revision 7.6 / 10

Not a great chapter to invest time in.

Question Pattern

A very busy chapter. You have to remember a lot of stuff about different clinical conditions.

If you are not comfortable already, worth skipping.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Iniencephaly
  • Febrile seizures – Overview
  • Bacterial meningitis – Prophylaxis
  • Growing fracture
  • Cerebral palsy – Clinical Features
  • Folic Acid in Pregnancy
  • Tuberous sclerosis – Clinical Features
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis for Meningitis
  • MC cause of ventriculomegaly in newborn
  • Causes of aqueductal stenosis
  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy – Clinical Features
  • Findings in Neurofibromatosis
  • Occult spinal dysraphism

Suggested Revision

  • Dandy–Walker syndrome – Overview
  • CSF findings in meningitis
  • Neural Tube defects – list
  • Rx of Status epilepticus
  • Causes of Meningitis in different Age groups
  • Skin lesions in Tuberous sclerosis
  • Risk factors for recurrence of febrile seizures
  • Infantile spasms – Overview
  • Absence seizures
  • Marker for neural tube defects
  • Tubercular meningitis – Overview
  • Causes of hydrocephalus

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