Assignments for 2nd year M.B.B.S, KMSMC
Assalamoalicum dear students. Here are some assignments for you which you must prepare before you come to college. It will make you eligible for your first substage.
Q1- A pregnant woman presented to her obstetrician in last trimester with acute enlargement of abdomen. Doctor suspected polyhydramnios and advised an ultrasound. Ultrasound examination reported it as polyhdramnios and grossly dilated fetal brain ventricles. There was also a large swelling in the neck region posteriorly with fluid in it. Keeping this patient in mind answer the following questions;
a- What is fetal anomaly known as?
b- What is association between fetal and maternal condition?
c- Is there any association between dilated ventricles and neck swelling?
d- What can be the cause of dilated ventricles and swelling in the neck?
e- Can this fetus have some mental deficiency? Justify your answer. What other conditions are associated with mental deficiency?
f- How this condition can be treated?
g- Draw a diagram of brain ventricles showing structures related to them and flow of CSF with arrows.
h- Draw a completely labeled histological diagram of eye ball, cornea, sclera, choroids and retina.
Q2-Make two tables showing ascending and descending tracts in the brain stem.
Write down the name of the tract, its function, origin, destination and its site of crossing. Also draw a diagwrite the effects of damage to these tracts.