Most Important Topics of General Surgery for NEET MDS

General Surgery is a highly substantial subject from NEET MDS perspective since it forms the basis for Oral Surgery.

You cannot afford to go through the entire syllabus of General Surgery since you will tend to forget most of the information in this way.

Therefore, keeping a Selective Approach is the best way to prepare General Surgery.

In order to guide you in your preparation of General Surgery, Prepladder Experts have compiled this article which will list the Most Important Topics of General Surgery for NEET MDS 2017.

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Most Important Topics of General Surgery for NEET MDS

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Here, we present a Unit-wise list of the Most Important Topics of General Surgery:

Unit Name

Most Important Topics







Wound Tissue and Repair

Thrill, Sign of Compression

Sign of Indentation

Crepitus, Langer’s Lines

Primary and Secondary Closure and Wound Healing

Rank and Wakefield Classification

Wound Contraction

Skin Grafts, Keloid Scars

Contusion, Abrasion

Laceration, Avulsion

Crush Injuries

Degloving Injury

Suturing Materials

Surgical Drains









Fluid Replacement



Postoperative Shock

Blood Transfusion

Reactionary Haemorrhage

Bleeding Control

Blood Components

Scoop Triage System

Parenteral Nutrition

Nil Per Oral





Rule of Nines

Effects of Burns (Local and Systemic)

Classification of Burn Wounds Depending on Depth

Ringer’s Solution

Electrical Burns






Golden Hour

ABCD of Primary Survey

Cerebral Compression

Head Injuries

Extradural and Subdural Hematoma

Glasgow Coma Scale









Cysts, Ulcers and Swellings


Dermoid Cyst


Thyroglossal Cyst

Pott’s Puffy Tumor

Bed Sores

Ulcers (Marjolin’s Ulcer)

Branchial Cyst and Fistula


Potato Tumor

Sternocleidomastoid Tumor

Cystic Hygroma

Ranula, Abscess

Tetanus, Gangrene

Furuncle, Carbuncle

Impetigo, Cellulitis



Skin Grafts, Homograft





Arteriovenous Disease

Arterial Stenosis

Intermittent Claudication

Aortic Aneurysm

Buerger’s Disease

Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Varicose Veins

Virchow Triad, Gangrene







Head and Neck Tumors

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Carcinoma of Tongue

Radical Neck Dissection

Commando Operation

Carcinoma of Lip


Hot Potato Voice











Midline Swelling of Neck

Thyroglossal Cyst and Fistula

Sistrunk Operation

FNAC, Hypothyroidism

Hashimoto’s Disease

Solitary Thyroid Nodule


Myxoedema, Thyrotoxicosis

Thyroid Carcinoma

Riedel’s Thyroiditis






Indications and Contraindications of Tracheostomy

Laryngeal Oedema

Ludwig’s Angina












Antiseptic Technique

Salivary Gland Duct Calculi

Warthin’s Tumor

Sjogren’s Syndrome

Mikulicz Disease


Frey’s Syndrome

Acute Appendicitis

Cleft Lip and Palate

Hodgkin’s Disease

Philadelphia Chromosome

Ann Arbor Staging

Cervical Rib

Dancing Eye Syndrome

Lumbar Puncture


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Thoroughly preparing the Above-listed Topics would definitely help you answer majority of the questions from General Surgery in NEET MDS.

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