Mycobacterial infections


Mycobacterial infections

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 10%
Ease of Revision 0.70 / 10

Question Pattern

Leprosy is the main focus here.

Read about the different clinical presentations and lepra reactions.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • MDT for the treatment of Leprosy
  • Leprosy lesions with punched out appearance
  • MC type of Leprosy seen in India
  • DDS syndrome
  • Lupus vulgaris
  • Fish tank granuloma

Suggested Revision

  • Classification of Skin TB
  • Histoid Leprosy
  • Lepra Reactions
  • Ridley Jopling Classification
  • Doubling time of Mycobacterium leprae
  • Grenz zone
  • Leonine facies

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