Orbital & Ocular diseases


Orbital & Ocular diseases

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 73%
Ease of Revision 7.6 / 10

An easy chapter in view of the focus on 2-3 specific areas for questions.

Question Pattern

Inspite of the seemingly big size, this chapter actually easy to score from.

Thyroid opthalmopathy is a must read.

Along that, read up the reasons of proptosis and features of orbital trauma.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Pulsatile proptosis
  • MC ocular motility defect in Grave’s
  • Rx of Thyroid ophthalmopathy
  • MC Clinical feature of Grave’s
  • Reducible proptosis
  • Cavernous sinus thrombosis – clinical features
  • MC site of Orbital blowout fracture
  • Intermittent Proptosis

Suggested Revision

  • Proptosis – Causes, Diagnosis, Rx
  • Orbit anatomy & fissures
  • Evisceration, Enucleation, Exenteration
  • Cavernous Sinus thrombosis
  • Thyroid Eye signs
  • Chemical injuries to eyes – causes and grading
  • Orbital Blowout fracture
  • Eye findings in Blunt trauma to Eye
  • Pseudoproptosis
  • Carotid-cavernous fistula
  • Orbital cellulitis – clinical features, Rx
  • Intraocular Foreign bodies

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