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Most Asked Questions of General Anatomy for MDS First Year Exams of OMFS

Hi there, With the help of Dr. Shreya Shukla and Dr. Viplove Ukey, I’m pleased to give you this exhaustive list of the most important questions asked in the MDS First Year Exam of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, specifically General Anatomy in the past years from all over the universities in India. Remember, this is not a complete list and we shall keep on adding new questions as soon as we find them. You can comment below questions/topics which your university has asked if it is missing and we shall add that too. Do check the DCI syllabus and prepare accordingly.

MDS First Year General Anatomy Questions

  1. Surgical Anatomy of TMJ and write a note on various approaches to TMJ & its merits & demerits & internal derangement
  2. Describe in detail the development of the face, paranasal sinuses, and associated structure and add a note on facial anomalies
  3. Describe the extra-cranial course of mandibular nerve and its anatomical relationship
  4. Discuss the arterial supply to the head and neck region. Enumerate applied aspects with vascular ligation
  5. Discuss facial embryology and its relevance with cleft lip and palate conditions
  6. Describe in detail the surgical anatomy of Tongue and write in detail the applied anatomy
  7. Describe in detail about surgical anatomy of submandibular region and write briefly on applied anatomy of submandibular space
  8. Describe in detail the surgical anatomy of facial nerve
  9. Describe surgical anatomy of maxillary sinus and explain the management of chronic oro antral fistula
  10. Describe in detail surgical anatomy of muscles of facial expression and mention their nerve and blood supply along with specific actions
  11. Triangles of neck
  12. Describe osteology of orbit and discuss important anatomical neurovascular structures associated with it
  13. Surgical anatomy of submandibular gland
  14. Lymphatic drainage of face
  15. Draw the surface marking of parotid gland and parotid duct. Explain in detail the structures emerging at the periphery of gland
  16. Oral diaphragm
  17. Anatomy of velopharyngeal musculature
  18. Space of burns
  19. Salivary gland disorders in detail
  20. Branches of external carotid artery
  21. Developmental disorders affecting the tongue
  22. Muscles of mastication
    1. Origin and insertion
    2. Surgical anatomy and blood supply of pterygoids
    3. Management of unilateral masseteric hypertrophy
    4. Utility of different muscle flaps that can be raised from muscle of mastication
  23. Development of face under
    1. Pharyngeal arches and it’s derivatives
    2. Development of complete unilateral cleft
    3. Development of tongue
    4. Syndromes affecting orofacial region
  24. Notochord
  25. Facial nerve + Facial paralysis
  26. Articulation of bones of midface in reference to midface fractures
  27. Structural anatomy of nose
  28. Venous drainage of tongue
  29. Describe fascial layers of neck. Classify facial spaces of head and neck. Parapharyngeal space infections:
    1. Clinical features
    2. Diagnosis
    3. Management
    4. Complications
  30. Surgical anatomy of fibula
  31. Draw a neat labelled diagram of Trigeminal Nerve. Explain in detail about Trigeminal neuralgia
    1. Signs
    2. Symptoms
    3. Treatment
    4. Recent advances
  32. Branches of External Carotid artery. Describe indication for ligation of external carotid artery and procedure in detail
  33. Describe surgical anatomy of nose and discuss the features of cleft nose
  34. Arterial supply of head and neck region, ligation of ECA
  35. Cervicofacial spaces
  36. Cavernous sinus & Cavernous sinus thrombosis
  37. Lymphatic drainage of head and neck and its clinical implications. Different methods of investigation, lymph node involvement
  38. Anatomy of maxillary antrum. Add a note on oroantral fistula
  39. Embryology of cleft lip and palate
  40. Lateral pharyngeal space, boundaries contents and methods of drainage
  41. Assessment of cranial nerves after maxillofacial trauma
  42. Pharyngeal pouches
  43. Thyroglossal cyst
  44. Developmental disturbances of paraoral and oral soft tissues
  45. Development of palate and its anomalies
  46. Maxillary air sinus
  47. Trigeminal nerve
  48. Ethmoid air sinus
  49. Age changes in mandible
  50. Development of maxilla
  51. Methods of TMJ examination (Chair side)
  52. Palatine tonsils
  53. Development of lip and applied aspects
  54. Histology of alveolar bone
  55. Boundaries and contents of submandibular triangle
  56. Applied aspect of greater auricular nerve
  57. Facial artery
  58. Optic ganglion
  59. Dislocation of TMJ
  60. Lingual Nerve
  61. Surgical anatomy of orbit
  62. Lymphatic drainage of tongue
  63. Muscles of mastication
  64. First arch syndrome
  65. Chorda tympani
  66. Scalp
  67. Cavernous sinus thrombosis
  68. Nose, surgical anatomy, Keisselback’s plexus
  69. Iliac crest
  70. Costochondral graft
  71. Derivatives of branchial arch
  72. Greater auricular nerve
  73. Surgical anatomy of submandibular gland duct
  74. First arch syndromes
  75. Surgical anatomy of floor of mouth
  76. Describe in detail the parasympathetic ganglions of head and neck

If you find some questions missing, do let us know via commenting in the section below and we shall add those questions too. These questions might come in handy when you are preparing for your MDS First Year General Anatomy Exam in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

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