Infections of the bone

Ortho

Infections of the bone

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 55%
Ease of Revision 8.6 / 10

Should be an easy chapter to revise.

Question Pattern

Somehow the questions focus on radiological & clinical signs more than the treatment part.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Image – Brodies’s Abcess
  • Image – Chronic Osteomyelitis
  • Ludloff sign
  • Gower sign
  • Tom-Smith arthritis
  • Kanavel sign
  • Earlest sign of Osteomyelitis
  • Chvostek sign
  • Radiological changes and timeframe in Osteomyelitis

Suggested Revision

  • Rx of chronic osteomyelitis
  • Sequestrum
  • Rx of Acute Osteomyelitis
  • Causative organisms – Osteomyelitis
  • Brodie’s abscess
  • Septic arthritis – Causes, Rx, complications
  • Transient synovitis of the hip
  • Complications of Osteomyelitis

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