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Constitutional delay of puberty seldom requires treatment, unless the delay is causing psychosocial problems

true

Weight loss aggravates symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome, whereas weight gain may ameliorate the symptoms

False, weight gain aggravates, weight loss ameliorate

A low-fat, vegetarian diet helps relieve symptoms of premenstrual syndrome

true

The acidic nature of vaginal secretions during the reproductive years provides protection against a variety of sexually transmitted pathogens

true

Prevention of constipation and treatment of chronic cough may help prevent uterine prolapse

true

In a woman with endometriosis, endometrial tissue that responds to hormonal changes of the menstrual cycle may be found in the lungs

true

With early diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer, prognosis is excellent

true

Taking oral contraceptives increases the risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers.

false

The risk of testicular cancer is 35 to 50 times greater for men with cryptorchidism than for the general male population

true

Most epithelial ovarian cancers arise from a single cell and involve the loss of tumor suppressor genes and activation of oncogenes

true

1. In 95% of cases of delayed puberty the problem is caused by:
a.
disruption in the hypothalamus.
b.
disruption of the pituitary.
c.
deficit in estrogen or testosterone.
d.
physiological hormonal delays

physiological hormonal delays

2. The first sign of puberty in girls is:
a.
thelarche.
b.
growth of pubic hair.
c.
menstruation.
d.
vaginal discharge

thelarche

3. The first sign of puberty in boys is:
a.
thickening of the scrotal skin.
b.
growth of pubic hair.
c.
enlargement of the testes.
d.
change in voice.

enlargement of the testes.

4. _____ precocious puberty causes the child to develop some secondary sex characteristics of the opposite sex.
a.
Mixed
b.
Incomplete
c.
Isosexual
d.
Homosexual

Mixed

5. Dysmenorrhea is caused by the release of the chemical mediator:
a.
leukotrienes.
b.
prostaglandins.
c.
bradykinin.
d.
C-reactive protein.

prostaglandins

6. Considering the pathophysiology of primary amenorrhea, what anatomic structure is involved in compartment II?
a.
Ovary
b.
Anterior pituitary
c.
Hypothalamus
d.
Vagina

Ovary

7. Considering the pathophysiology of primary amenorrhea, what anatomic structure is involved in compartment IV?
a.
Vagina
b.
Hypothalamus
c.
Ovary
d.
Anterior pituitary

Hypothalamus

8. The most common cause of cycle irregularities is a result of:
a.
disorders within the endometrium.
b.
obstruction of the fallopian tubes.
c.
pregnancy.
d.
failure to ovulate.

failure to ovulate.

9. The clinical manifestations of a woman include the following: irregular or heavy bleeding, passage of large clots, and depletion of iron stores. This person is experiencing:
a.
premenstrual syndrome.
b.
dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB).
c.
polycystic ovary syndrome.
d.
primary dysmenorrhea.

dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB)

10. DUB secondary to ovarian dysfunction is abnormal uterine bleeding resulting from:
a.
endometriosis.
b.
progesterone deficiency or relative estrogen excess.
c.
sexually transmitted infections.
d.
congenital abnormalities in the uterine structure.

progesterone deficiency or relative estrogen excess.

11. The pathogenesis of polycystic ovarian syndrome is described as:
a.
a decrease in leptin levels that reduces the hypothalamic pulsatility of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, which reduces the number of follicles that mature.
b.
a disorder in the anterior pituitary that increases the follicle-stimulating hormone, which reduces the luteinizing hormone released.
c.
excessive androgens that affect follicular decline by suppressing apoptosis, enabling follicles, which normally disintegrate to survive.
d.
testosterone that stimulates androgen secretion by the ovarian stroma and reduces sex hormone-binding globulin indirectly.

excessive androgens that affect follicular decline by suppressing apoptosis, enabling follicles, which normally disintegrate to survive

12. The leading cause of infertility is:
a.
pelvic inflammatory disease.
b.
endometriosis.
c.
salpingitis.
d.
polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

13. Considering the mediating factors of PMS, which drug is used to treat it?
a.
NSAIDs
b.
Estrogens
c.
SSRIs
d.
Progestins

SSRIs

14. Which description of the pathogenesis of PID is false?
a.
It develops when pathogenic microbes ascend from an infected cervix along the endometrial tissue to infect the uterus and adnexa.
b.
It develops from virally infected endometrial cells that move through the fallopian tubes and empty into the pelvic cavity.
c.
It spreads by way of lymphatics with parametrial dissemination of infection into the pelvis.
d.
It develops by the adherence of sexually transmitted bacteria to sperm that travel through the genital tract.

It develops from virally infected endometrial cells that move through the fallopian tubes and empty into the pelvic cavity.

15. On assessment a nurse identifies a woman's uterus protruding through the entrance of the vagina to the hymen. The nurse documents this finding as a Grade _____ uterine prolapse.
a.
0
b.
1
c.
2
d.
3

2

16. _____ is the descent of the bladder and the anterior vaginal wall into the vaginal wall.
a.
Rectocele
b.
Vaginocele
c.
Cystocele
d.
Enterocele

Cystocele

17. A _____ cyst develops when an ovarian follicle is stimulated, but no dominant follicle develops and completes the maturity process.
a.
follicular
b.
corpus luteal
c.
corpus albicans
d.
benign ovarian

benign ovarian

18. _____ are benign uterine tumors that develop from smooth muscle cells in the myometrium and are commonly called uterine fibroids.
a.
Endometrial polyps
b.
Myometrial polyps
c.
Leiomyomas
d.
Myometriomas

Leiomyomas

19. The size of benign uterine tumors is thought to be due to the influence of which hormone?
a.
Progesterone
b.
Estrogen
c.
Luteinizing hormone
d.
Gonadotropin-stimulating hormone

a.
Progesterone
b.
Estrogen

20. What is a theory of causation for endometriosis?
a.
Obstruction within the fallopian tubes prevents the endometrial tissue from adhering to the lining of the uterus.
b.
Endometrial tissue passes through the fallopian tubes and into the peritoneal cavity and remains responsive to hormones.
c.
Inflammation of the endometrial tissue develops after recurrent sexually transmitted diseases.
d.
Endometrial tissue lies dormant in the uterus until the ovaries produce sufficient hormone to stimulate its growth.

Endometrial tissue passes through the fallopian tubes and into the peritoneal cavity and remains responsive to hormones.
c.

21. The common clinical manifestations of endometriosis include:
a.
back and flank pain.
b.
infertility and dysmenorrhea.
c.
dysuria and absent menstrual flow.
d.
painless, vaginal bleeding between menstrual periods.

infertility and dysmenorrhea.

22. Which virus is a necessary precursor for developing cervical intraepithelial carcinoma (CIN) and cervical cancer?
a.
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
b.
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)
c.
Herpes simplex II virus (HSV)
d.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

23. What description is given when all or most of the cervical epithelium shows cellular features of carcinoma, but underlying tissue is not affected?
a.
Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)
b.
Cervical dysplasia
c.
Cervical carcinoma in situ
d.
Invasive carcinoma of the cervix

Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)

24. What process occurs when columnar epithelium is replaced by squamous epithelium in the transformation zone?
a.
Dysplasia
b.
Aplasia
c.
Metaplasia
d.
Epithelplasia

Metaplasia

25. Which of the following factors increases the risk for ovarian cancer after the age of 40?
a.
Use of fertility drugs
b.
Oral contraceptive use
c.
Multiple pregnancies
d.
Prolonged lactation

Use of fertility drug

26. Infertility is defined as inability to conceive after _____ months of unprotected intercourse.
a.
6
b.
12
c.
18
d.
24

12

27. _____ is a condition in which the foreskin cannot be retracted over the glans penis.
a.
Paraphimosis
b.
Priapism
c.
Prephimosis
d.
Phimosis

Phimosis

28. _____ is a fibrotic condition that causes lateral curvature of the penis during erection, which is associated with a local vasculitis-like inflammatory reaction and decreased tissue oxygenation.
a.
Phimosis
b.
Lateral phimosis
c.
Lateral paraphimosis
d.
Peyronie disease

Peyronie disease

29. _____ is inflammation of the glans penis.
a.
Glanitis
b.
Balanitis
c.
Priapism
d.
Hydrocelitis

Balanitis

Cryptorchidism can be defined as:
a normal developmental state of the testes.
b.
an abnormal state in which there is overdevelopment of the testes.
c.
the lack of scrotum.
d.
testicular maldescent

testicular maldescent

31. _____ is the most common infectious cause of orchitis and usually affects postpubertal males.
a.
Herpes
b.
Escherichia coli
c.
Mumps
d.
Cytomegalovirus

Mumps

32. Which cancer is a germ cell tumor arising from the male gamete?
a.
Penile
b.
Testicular
c.
Prostate
d.
Epididymal

Testicular

33. Which are clinical manifestations of testicular cancer?
a.
Firm, nontender testicular mass
b.
Painful, mobile, firm testicular mass
c.
Painful fluid-filled testicular mass
d.
Soft, nontender testicular mass

Firm, nontender testicular mass

34. How does the epididymis become infected?
a.
The pathogenic microorganisms ascend the vas deferentia from an already infected urethra or bladder.
b.
The pathogenic microorganisms are attached to sperm that travel through the genital tract.
c.
The pathogenic microorganisms from the tunica vaginalis are transported to the epididymis

The pathogenic microorganisms ascend the vas deferentia from an already infected urethra or bladder.

35. Symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia are a result of:
a.
infection of the prostate.
b.
obstruction of the urethra.
c.
ischemia of the urethra.
d.
compression of the urethra

compression of the urethra

36. Which infection has clinical manifestations of sudden onset of malaise, low back pain, and perineal pain with high fever and chills, dysuria, nocturia, and urinary retention?
a.
Orchitis
b.
Balanitis
c.
Epididymitis
d.
Bacterial prostatitis

Bacterial prostatitis

37. Which dietary factor is not a risk factor for prostate cancer?
a.
High-fat diet
b.
High-protein diet
c.
High-fiber diet
d.
High-calcium diet

High-fiber diet

38. Which of the following is not a cause of galactorrhea?
a.
Proliferation of the lactiferous ducts of the breast
b.
Hypothyroidism resulting from a decrease in thyroid-releasing hormone (TRH)
c.
Excess prolactin secretion from the anterior pituitary
d.
Drugs such as high-dose oral contraceptives and phenothiazines

Hypothyroidism resulting from a decrease in thyroid-releasing hormone (TRH)

39. Which breast disorder is characterized by bilateral nodularity and breast tenderness that waxes and wanes with the menstrual cycle?
a.
Paget disease
b.
Fibroadenoma
c.
Fibrocystic changes
d.
Lobular carcinoma in situ

Fibrocystic changes

40. What are typical findings on breast palpation of a client with fibroadenoma?
a.
Painful, round, movable, and fluid-filled mass
b.
Painless, movable, hard, and irregular mass
c.
Painless, firm, elastic, and well-circumscribed mass
d.
Painful, nonmovable, irregular, and soft mass

Painless, firm, elastic, and well-circumscribed mass

41. Which benign breast tumor affects 50- and 60-year-old women and is characterized by the principal lactiferous ducts becoming dilated and filled with cellular debris?
a.
Mammary duct ectasia
b.
Intraductal papilloma
c.
Phyllodes tumor
d.
Fibroadenoma

Mammary duct ectasia

42. Which cancers are associated with alterations of the BRCA1 gene?
a.
Endometrial and ovarian
b.
Endometrial and cervical
c.
Cervical and breast
d.
Breast and ovarian

Breast and ovarian

43. Which tumor-related gene or protein is an oncogene that transmits a growth signal to the nucleus to stimulate tumor growth?
a.
Her-2/neu
b.
Bcl-2
c.
TP53
d.
C-myc

Her-2/neu

44. Which of the following is usually the first clinical manifestation of breast cancer?
a.
Nipple dimpling
b.
Nipple discharge
c.
Enlargement of one breast
d.
A painless lump

A painless lump

seen with HPV infection

penile cancer

advanced at the time of diagnosis

male breast cancer

most curable cancer

testicular cancer

vasectomy increases risk

prostate cancer

painless diverticulum of the epididymis located between the head of epididymis and the testis

spermatocele

collection of fluid in the tunica vaginalis

hyrdocele

rotation of a testes, which twists blood vessels of the spermatic cord

testicular torsion

abnormal dilation of the vein within the spermatic cord

varicocele

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