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DNB:2003 Paper I & II

Paper I
1. Give the systemic associations of pan uveitis
2. Write management of ocular surface disorders
3. Describe the principles of achieving emmetropia in modern day cataract surgery
4. Write on diabetic maculopathy
5. Ocular manifestations in leprosy
6. Describe the congenital anomalies of crystalline lens & their management
7. Give the clinical diagnosis of retained intraocular foreign body & its management
8. Describe uses of indocyanine green dye in ophthalmology
9. Write on contrast sensitivity
10. Describe retinal necrosis syndrome.
Paper II
1) National Pupillary Reactions
2) Abnormal Pupillary reactions
3) Antibiotics used in Ophthalmology.
4) Theories of colour vision.
5) Pathophysiology of Senile cataract.
6) Immunology of uiveitis .
7) Pathology of papilloedema.
8) Investigations for myasthenia gravis.
9) Ocular manifestations of thyroid dysfunctions.
10) Cysticercosis.

DNB Question :2007-June Paper 1

Kindly attempt all questions. Each question carries 10 Marks.
Write Short notes on:
1. Pseudo Exfoliative Syndrome-Pathology, Signs,Complications & Management.
2. Phakic Intraocular Lenses.
3. Physiology of Dark Adaptation.
4. Role of Releasable Sutures.
5. Bullous Keratopathy – Pathology and Measures to Prevent it.
6. Alcocholism and Eye.
7. Management of Congenital Nystagmus with Squint
8. Immunological Considerations in Sympathetic Ophthalmitis.
9. Steven Johnson Syndrome.
10. Risk Factors for Open Angle Glaucoma.

DNB Question bank:Glaucoma

1. Assessment of vascularity of Optic nerve head and its significance
2. Defects in circulation of acqueous in glaucoma
3. Cup-disc ratio
4. Tonography/Tonometry
5. Bjerrum Screen
6. Field defects in POAG
7. Computerised perimetry - Merits and Demerits
8. Central scotoma bilateral
9. Psychophysical tests in glaucoma
10. Diagnostic drainage procedures
11. Provocative tests in glaucoma
12. Coloured haloes
Types of Glaucoma
13. How will you diagnose an early case of Chronic Simple Glaucoma/Management
14. Investigations for POAG
15. Ocular hypotensives
16. Buphthalmos/Developmental glaucomas
17. Ocular hypertension
18. Inverse glaucoma
19. Significance of ectropion uveae
20. Iatrogenic Glaucoma
21. Management of neovascular glaucoma
22. Plateau Iris.
23. Low Tension glaucoma
24. Sturge Weber Syndrome
25. Ciliary block glaucoma (Malignant)
26. Pseudoexfoliative syndrome
27. Causes and Management of anterior segment ischaemia
28. Phacolytic glaucoma
29. Phacomorphic glaucoma
30. Glaucomatocyclitic crisis
31. Glaucoma in abnormal position of lens
32. Angle recession glaucoma
33. Absolute glaucoma
34. Enzyme Glaucoma
35. ICE syndrome
36. Infantile glaucoma
37. Implants in glaucoma
38. Cyclocryotherapy in eye diseases
39. Evaluate external fistulization operation of glaucoma
40. Action, merits, demerits of drugs in glaucoma
41. Filtration surgery and antimetabolites
42. Laser trabeculoplasty
43. Abraham lens
44. Laser Iridotomy

Questions of MS,DO: Assam University

Retina & Intraocular Tumour
1. Describe the Pathogenesis, clinical features and management of diabetic maculopathy. 2007, Second paper
2. Discuss the aetiopathogenesis of diabetics retinopathy. 2004 (Dec) Second paper.
3. Discuss the pathogenesis of Diabetic retinopathy and recent advances in its management. 2004 third paper
4. What is the current trend in management of Diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy? 2006 Fourth Paper
5. Discuss diabetic retinopathy. 2003 Fourth Paper
6. Discuss in brief the management of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy. 2006 (June) DO
7. Discuss the Pathogenesis, clinical diagnosis and management strategies of diabetic retinopathy. 2003 DO
8. Describe the fundus picture and management of Diabetic Retinopathy. 2005 DO
9. Describe aetiopathogenesis of DIABETIC RETINOPATHY. Mention management in different situations. 1996 Second paper.
10. Discuss the management of diabetic retinopathy 1999 (June) third paper
11. Discuss the management of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy. 1999 Fourth Paper
12. Discuss the current clinical management of Retinoblastoma. 2005 Fourth Paper
13. Describe the pathological features and classification of Retinoblastoma. 2005 DO
14. Describe the Pathogenesis, pathology, clinical features and treatment of Retinoblastoma. 2002 DO
15. Diagnosis and management of retinoblastoma. 1999 Second paper.
16. Describe the clinical presentation, aetiopathigenesis and management of retinoblastoma in early stages 2004 (June) Second paper.
17. Discuss the pathology of age related macular degeneration and its management 2000(June) Second paper.
18. Discuss the recent advances in treatment of Age-related macular degeneration. 2006 Fourth Paper
19. Discuss the clinical features and management of retinal venous thrombosis. 2007 third paper
20. Describe the symptoms ,signs,treatment and complications of RP 1990 Third paper
21. What are the differential diagnosis of Leucocoria in infants? Discuss the classification and management of retinopathy of prematurity. 2006 third paper
22. Describe the pathogenesis, clinical features & complications of ROP. 2002 DO
23. Describe the clinical features & causes of choroidal detachment. How do you manage such a case. 2002 DO
24. Describe the aetiopathogenesis of cystoid macular oedema & its management. 2000 DO
25. Describe the fundus picture of Hypertensive Retinopathy. How will you manage a patient of Hypertensive Retinopathy? 2006 DO
26. Describe pathological features and classification of Malignant Melanoma of Choroid. 2006 DO
27. Describe the Histopathology of Malignant Melanoma of choroid. Describe the ways in which such a tumour may spread. 1996 Second paper.
28. Management of giant retinal tear. 1999 (Dec) third paper
29. Describe the principle and practice of pneumatic retinopexy. 1996 Fourth Paper
30. Describe the recent advances in vitreo-retinal surgery. 2005 Fourth Paper
31. Discuss the indications, techniques, equipment used and complications of vitrectomy operations 1990 Third paper.
32. Describe the techniques of Retinal Detachment Surgery. 2005 DO
Short Notes:
1. Eales' disease 2006, Second paper.
2. Clinical picture and pathology in central serous retinopathy 2006, Second paper.
3. Central serous choroidopathy2003 DO
4. ARMD 2003 Second paper.
5. Age related macular degeneration2002 DO
6. Macular hole2007 third paper
7. CME1998 third paper
8. Senile macular hole 2006 (Dec) DO
9. Submacular neovascular membrane1996 Fourth Paper
10. Lattice degeneration of retina1998 third paper
11. Pathology of Retinoblastoma 2000 (June) Second paper.
12. Recent trends in the management of retinoblastoma2001 Fourth Paper
13. Rosettes in Retinoblastoma2006 DO
14. Retinoblastoma2003 DO
15. Genetics of retinoblastoma 1999 DO
16. Expandable gases in vitreous surgery2000 third paper
17. Vitreous substitutes. 2004 Fourth Paper
18. Indications of Vitrectomy and its complications1996 third paper
19. Principles of retinal detachment surgery2000 third paper
20. OCT 2007 Fourth Paper
21. Optical Coherent Tomography2007 DO
22. Diabetes and the eye2001 Fourth Paper
23. Chloroquine retinopathy 2006 (June) DO
24. Chloroquine retinopathy2005 DO
25. Chloroquine Retinopathy2007 DO
26. Branch retinal vein thrombosis 2005 DO
27. Central retinal vein occlusion2002 DO
28. Pan retinal photocoagulation2000 DO
29. 90-day glaucoma 2006 (Dec) DO
30. Neo-vascular glaucoma1996 Second paper.
31. Amaurosis fugax 2005 DO
32. Amaurosis fugax 1999 (June) third paper
33. Cherry-red spot 2005 DO
34. Neurotransmitters in the retina2005 DO
35. Ultrasonography in ophthalmology 2002 DO
36. Ultrasonography 1999 (Dec) third paper
37. Indocyanine green angiography 1999 Fourth Paper
38. Dikthyoma1989 (July) DO

DNB Question Bank 2, ocular pathology

1. Papilloma
2. Meibomian gland carcinoma
3. HPE Rodent ulcer
4. HPE of chalazion
5. Path of tumours of lacrimal sac.
6. HPE of ocular dermoids
7. HPE of phlycten
8. HPE of vernal catarrh
9. Conjunctival Cytology in health and disease
10. Path of pterygium
11. Pathology of trachoma follicles
Anterior segment
12. Pannus formation
13. Refractive errors (Myopia, Hyperopia)
14. Arcus senilis
15. Histology of conjunctival xerosis
16. Pathogenesis of corneal graft rejection
17. Trabecular meshwork in the pathogenesis of glaucoma
18. Open angle glaucoma
19. Koeppe and Busacca nodules
20. HPE of absolute glaucoma
Posterior segment
21. Dalen fuch’s nodule
22. Myopic chorioretinal degeneration
23. Pathogenesis of age-related cataract
24. CMV retinitis
25. Pathology of temporal arteritis
26. Pathogenesis of asteroid hyalitis
27. Path of toxoplasmosis
28. Path of posterior uveitis
29. Pathogenesis of Diabetic Retinopathy
30. Pathogenesis of atherosclerotic retinopathy
31. Disciform degeneration
32. Choroidal detachment.
33. Eales’ disease
34. Central Serous Retinopathy
35. Cystoid Macular Edema
36. Macular scar
37. Coat’s disease
38. Vasculitis Retinae
39. Retinitis Pigmentosa
40. Berlin’s edema
41. Meningioma
42. Describe several pathological changes seen on Optic Nerve Head
43. HPE of retinoblastoma
44. Malignant melanoma - Histo types + path.
45. Pathology of Optic Nerve tumours
46. Pathology of pseudotumour of orbit
47. HPE of pseudoglioma
48. Pigmented tumors of the eye
49. Dyktyoma
50. Flexner - Wintersteiner rosette
51. HLA antigens and eye
52. Radiation changes in the eye
53. Ocular changes in TB
54. Modern concepts of allergic reactions - role of allergy in ocular diseases
55. Pathology of ocular changes in Diabetes Mellitus
56. Thyroid exophthalmopathy