Development of Gastrointestinal Tract and Diaphragm- Important Questions

Q1. Enumerate the:

  • derivatives of  foregut.
  • derivatives of midgut.
  • derivatives of hindgut.
  •  embryological structures that contribute to formation of diaphragm.
  • embryological structures that contribute to formation of liver.
  • most common sites of presence of accessory pancreatic tissue.

Q2. Describe briefly:

  • Development of stomach.
  •  development of Liver.
  • Development of diaphragm.
  • Development of pancreas.
  • Rotation of midgut.

Q3. Write embryological  basis of the following:

  •  Tracheoesophageal fistula.
  • Annular pancreas.
  • Physiological herniation.
  • Omphalocele.
  • Gastroschisis.
  • Meckel’s diverticulum.
  • Umbilical fistula/fecal fistula.
  • Gut rotation defects.
  • Hirschsprung disease/megacolon.


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