Large Intestine


Large Intestine

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 109%

You can probably lock 4 marks from 2 short topics (mentioned below)

Question Pattern

Though this is a large chapter, disproportionately more questions have been asked from 2 disease conditions

  • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Surprisingly, very few questions from CA colon or IBD, but won’t hurt to revise IBD – will be asked in Medicine & Patho anyway.

    Recent Questions

    Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
    • Diverculitis – Diagnosis
    • MC site of angiodysplasia
    • Crohn’s disease – Overview
    • Diverticulosis – Overview
    • Hirschsprung’s disease – Overview
    • Toxic megacolon – Radiology
    • Hirschsprung’s disease – Gold standard for diagnosis
    • Diverculitis – Overview
    • Length of the flexible sigmoidoscope
    • Hinchey’s classification
    • Paracolic lymph nodes are situated
    • Hirschsprung’s disease – Rx

    Suggested Revision

    • Complications of diverticular disease
    • Pseudomembranous colitis – Overview
    • Bx site in Hirschprung’s

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