Kerala PGME 2016 exam date is announced to take place on 3rd of January 2016. There are no major changes to the exam. The details are as follows:
Kerala Post Graduate Entrance Exam Date: 03.01.2016 (Sunday) Kerala PG Medical 2016 is divided into two papers. Paper 1 will consist of Pre-Clinical and Para-Clinical questions and Paper 2 will consist of Clinical subjects.
Each question in Kerala PGMEE will consist of 4 (four) marks, Negative marking will be adopted for incorrect responses. 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect responses in KPGMEE. response
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Set aside 60% of the Kerala PGMEE preparation time for pre-clinical and para-clinical subjects. Paper 1 could determine your success!
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HYT 047 – Brachial plexus
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ALL of the following are branches of posterior cord of brachial plexus, EXCEPT:
Upper subscapular nerve
Lateral pectoral nerve
Lower subscapular nerve
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Ans. B, Lateral pectoral nerve
Lateral pectoral nerve is a branch of lateral cord of brachial plexus.
Branches of medial cord:
Medial pectoral nerve (C8–T1)
Medial cutaneous nerve of the arm (C8–T1)
Medial cutaneous nerve of the forearm (C8–T1)
Branches of posterior cord:
Upper subscapular nerve (C5–C6)
Thoracodorsal (middle subscapular) nerve (C6–C8)
Lower subscapular nerve (C5–C6)
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Which of the following muscle is innervated by thoracodorsal nerve?
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Ans. D. Latissimus dorsi
Thoracodorsal (middle subscapular) nerve (C6–C8) innervates the latissimus dorsi muscle.
Upper subscapular nerve (C5–C6). Innervates the subscapularis muscle.
Lower subscapular nerve (C5–C6). Innervates the subscapularis and teres major muscles.
Lateral pectoral nerve (C5–C7), which innervates the pectoralis minor muscle.
Which of the following nerve originate from the superior trunk of brachial plexus?
Nerve to subclavius
Both of the above
None of the above
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Ans. B. Nerve to subclavius
Superior trunk is formed from the union of the C5 and C6 roots at the lateral border of the middle scalene muscle. It give rise to nerve to subclavius and suprascapular nerve.
Nerve to subclavius (C5). Provides innervation to the subclavius muscle.
Suprascapular nerve (C5–C6). Provides innervation to the supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscles.
The references for the above questions were from the following:
Q1) Chapter 29. Overview of the Upper Limb. In: Morton DA, Foreman K, Albertine KH. eds. The Big Picture: Gross Anatomy.
Q2) Amato AA, Barohn RJ. Peripheral Neuropathy. In: Kasper D, Fauci A, Hauser S, Longo D, Jameson J, Loscalzo J. eds. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e.
Q3) Ropper AH, Samuels MA, Klein JP. Chapter 46. Diseases of the Peripheral Nerves. In: Ropper AH, Samuels MA, Klein JP. eds. Adams & Victor’s Principles of Neurology, 10e
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