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the enzyme that is the most sensitive over time in lab test for the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis
the hepatic artery
which vascular structure arising from the celiac trunk passes anterior to the portal vein to enter the liver at the porta hepatis
a condition causing RUQ pain in which small polypoid masses arise from the gallbladder wall
a pagtient presents with severe headaches, heart palpatations and intermittent hypertension, what patholgy would you suspect
adenocarcinoma of the pancreas
a patient with painless jaundice, weight loss, decreased appetitie, and pain radiating to the back should be evaluated for
irregular echogenic mass projecting from the gallbladder wall
what is the most common sonographic appearance of the GB carcinoma
an extrahepatic loculated fluid collection caused by a spontaneous rupture of the biliary tree is called
ovaries, stomach and colon
the most primary lesions to develop peritoneal metastasis originate in the
patient has no specific complaints but a history of lymphomatous disorders. during the inverview they state that they have a valve defect on the left side of the heart what pathology do you suspect
patient present to the er with intermittent excruciating rt flank pain, nausea, vomiting and hematuria what pathology do you suspect
true or false using a curved array transducer will improve the visualization of the posterior liver
patient present in the er with RLQ pain, fever and elevated leukocytes. the patient states they appendix has been removed. what patholgy would be suspected
true or false the sonographic finding for a leiomyoma is a pedicle mass extending into the stomach
patient present with LLQ superficial palpable mass. the patients white blood cell count is elevated and the patient has a fever and a hx of pyogenic infection,what pathology do you suspect
the smaller _____ lumen is lined by ______. The ________ lumen is lined by ________
distorted smooth contour
vessels and ducts obstructed
how would you describe a liver affected by pathology
homogenous with internal echoes equal to or less than those of the liver
what is the normal sonographic texture of the spleen
severe rt sided tricuspid insufficiency
rt heart failure
post hepatic conditions that cause increased resistance
portal vein thrombosis
splenic vein thrombosis
extrinsic compression of the portal vein
prehepatic increased resisitance conditons
red blood cell destruction
obstruction of the intra and extra hepatic bile ducts
3 basic mechanisms that cause jaundice to occur
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