Special Pathology Viva Questions [4th Year MBBS]

Special Pathology Viva Questions

Today, in this blog post we are going to share with you viva questions of Special Pathology so that all those who are preparing to appear in the oral exam can advance their preparations. These special pathology viva questions have been collected from the 4th year MBBS students (batch 2013-14) of Bolan Medical College, Quetta. We hope that you people find this blog post useful in your viva preparations! 🙂

Best of luck! 🙂

Special Pathology Viva Questions of 4th Year MBBS

Before jumping to the viva questions, here’s a quick overview of the 4th year MBBS Special Pathology syllabus (source: Pathoma):

  1. Red Blood Cell Disorders
  2. White Blood Cell Disorders
  3. Vascular Pathology
  4. Cardiac Pathology
  5. Respiratory Tract Pathology
  6. Gastrointestinal Pathology
  7. Exocrine Pancreas, Gallbladder, and Liver Pathology
  8. Kidney and Urinary Tract Pathology
  9. Female Genital System and Gestational Pathology
  10. Male Genital System Pathology
  11. Endocrine Pathology
  12. Breast Pathology
  13. Central Nervous System Pathology
  14. Musculoskeletal Pathology
  15. Skin Pathology

Alright, below are the special pathology viva questions: 🙂

  1. Thalassemia (and its investigations, treatment, and management)
  2. Hemophilia
  3. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  4. Ovarian tumors
  5. Carcinoid tumor
  6. Chronic cholecystitis
  7. Liver function test
  8. Pneumonia
  9. Kidney (Lab tests for assessing kidney function)
  10. Liver Cirrhosis
  11. Endometriosis
  12. Medullary carcinoma of the breast
  13. All Blood Counts (Haemoglobin Count, RBC Count, WBC Count, Platelets Count)
  14. HIV
  15. Hepatitis
  16. Diseases caused as a result of blood transfusion
  17. Mismatched transfusion reactions
  18. Blood types
  19. Sickle cell anemia
  20. Thalassemia
  21. Hemophilia
  22. Types of cells in the blood
  23. Fibrocystic changes in breast
  24. Medullary carcinoma
  25. Hyperthyroidism
  26. Nephrotic syndrome
  27. Minimal change disease
  28. Complications of diabetes
  29. Myocardial infarction
  30. Bone tumors
  31. Lymphoma
  32. Pneumoconiosis
  33. Pneumonia
  34. Endometriosis
  35. Rheumatic arthritis
  36. What is urea?
  37. Level of blood urea
  38. Diabetes investigations
  39. Urolithiasis
  40. All questions regarding last Pathochemical practicals
  41. External
  42. DNA typing
  43. Chronic cholecystitis
  44. Ectopic pregnancy
  45. Bone tumors
  46. Hashimoto thyroiditis
  47. Reed Sternberg cells and its types
  48. Iron deficiency anemia
  49. Thalassemia
  50. Appendicitis
  51. Serum ferritin normal value
  52. Chronic cholecystitis
  53. Cushing ulcers
  54. COPD
  55. Lung cancers
  56. Bronchiectasis
  57. Diabetes complications
  58. Cretinism
  59. Cushing syndrome
  60. Chronic pyelonephritis
  61. Thalassemia alpha beta
  62. Tumors of lungs, breast, ovary
  63. LDL, HDL, jaundice, iron deficiency anemia
  64. Cholecystitis
  65. Functions of the spleen
  66. Cause of splenomegaly
  67. Types of Plasmodium
  68. Test of thalassemia
  69. Electrophoresis
  70. Chemical pathology, serum levels of different elements like Ferratin, cholesterol, creatinine kinase, troponin, glucose, urea.
  71. Normal ferritin
  72. Acute & chronic hepatitis different. And types of enzymes which are raised in them.
  73. What is ALT
  74. Liver enzymes
  75. Serum electrolytes
  76. Fibroid uterus.
  77. Ovarian tumors.
  78. Mature & immature teratoma d/f.
  79. Liver cirrhosis & clinical features.
  80. Gynecomastia
  81. Pheochromocytoma
  82. Thyroid storm
  83. Bronchial or lung carcinoma.
  84. Male tumors
  85. What are multiple fibroids?
  86. D/f b/w pneumonia & pneumoconiosis.
  87. Difference between Restrictive and obstructive lung disease
  88. What are premalignant lesions (scc,bcc,malignant melanoma)
  89. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  90. Testicular tumor classification (seminoma, teratoma are important)

That’s all! 🙂

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