Diseases of Cardiac chambers


Diseases of Cardiac chambers

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 63%
Ease of Revision 8.3 / 10

That is 4 marks for reading salient pathological findings in different diseases of Cardiac chambers & Valves.

Question Pattern

Another easy Chapter in Pathology.

No complicated pathophysiology needs to be remembered.

Just know the characteristic Gross and Microscopic findings, and you are good to go.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • McCallum’s patch is seen in
  • Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis – Overview
  • Caterpillar cells are seen in
  • Modified Duke’s criteria
  • Bicuspid aortic valve – Overview
  • Aschoff bodies
  • Vegetations in Libmann-Sacks endocarditis
  • Vegetations on the undersurface of cusps are found in

Suggested Revision

  • ASD – Overview
  • Syndromes associated with Congenital Heart disease
  • Mitral valve prolapse – Overview
  • Vegetations in Endocarditis
  • Infective Endocarditis – Overview
  • Revised Jones criteria
  • TOF – Overview

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