Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 120%

That is very high yield for such a small & easy chapter.

That too, a repetitive Chapter ( with Surgery )

4 marks ready to be taken.

Question Pattern

Just like all Chapters in radiology, this too is easy to read, remember & score from.

Bonus: If you are thorough in GI Chapter in surgery, this is  a cakewalk.

Read up

  • All about Pneumoperitoneum
  • Diverticula
  • Barium studies

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Double bubble sign
  • Corkscrew appearance of the esophagus
  • Lead pipe appearance
  • FAST / e-FAST
  • Linear filling defect on ERCP
  • Double track sign
  • Hepatic adenoma
  • Nutcracker syndrome
  • Types of Barium studies
  • Ileocaecal TB – Appearance
  • Pneumoperitoneum
  • Mercedes Benz sign
  • Carman meniscus sign
  • Colon cut off sign
  • Congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
  • Dye used for the diagnosis of esophageal perforation
  • Ideal modality for T staging
  • Barium Swallow – CA Esophagus
  • Feline oesophagus
  • Pseudomembranous colitis – CT appearance

Suggested Revision

Some more topics that can yield marks:

  • Zenker’s diverticulum
  • Sigmoid Volvulus – Appearance
  • Radiology in Acute Pacreatitis
  • Esophageal webs
  • Central dot sign
  • Crohn’s & UC – Radiological findings
  • Intussusception – Appearance
  • Serous cystadenoma of pancreas – Appearance
  • Double duct sign

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