Small Intestine

Surgery

Small Intestine

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 73%
Ease of Revision 7.7 / 10

Not exactly an easy chapter to revise.

Question Pattern

A rather busy chapter. Many disease conditions to be read.

Clinical features, diagnosis and treatment, all to be remembered.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Meckel’s diverticulum – Diagnosis
  • Sensitivity of Tc-pertechnate scan is increased by
  • Meckel’s diverticulum – Overview
  • Paralytic ileus – Overview
  • Radiation enteritis – Dose
  • MC cause of intestinal obstruction
  • Surgical complications of typhoid
  • MC tumor of the small bowel in children
  • Herniation of the midgut during embryogenesis persists until
  • Jejunoileal atresia – classification and features

Suggested Revision

  • Enterocutaneous fistula – Overview
  • Pneumatosis Intestinalis – overview
  • Typhoid – complications
  • Intestinal TB- Clincal features, Radiology
  • Ileum vs Jejunum – Anatomy
  • Carcinoid syndrome – Overview
  • Lymphoma & Intestines – Overview
  • Factors Preventing Spontaneous Fistula Closure
  • High-output intestinal fistula – Overview

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