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exam 1/24/11 #2

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this duct carries bile into the duodenum
common bile duct
high blood levels of this pigment is released by the liver with bile
hyperbilirubinemia
buccal means pertaining to the
pertaining to the cheek
this condition is caused by fats that improperly digested and appear in the feces
steatorrhea
a new opening from the large bowel to the surface of the body
colostomy
specialist in gums
Periodontist
lack of appetite
Anorexia
another term for jaundice
icterus
what are esophageal varices?
swollen, twisted veins
White plaques on the mucosa of the mouth
oral leukoplakia
abnormal side pockets in a hollow organ, such as the intestine
diverticula
difficulty in swallowing
Dysphagia
telescoping of the intestine
Intussusception
gingivitis that is not treated may lead to
peridontal disease
pain and limitation of the movement of the jaw with tinnitus as a result of inflammation of the temporomandibular joints is characteristric of:
temporomandibular joint syndrome
a hiatal hernia can be caused by
a congenital defect in the diaphragm or a weakness that develops in the diaphram
abdominal discomfort with maxumum tenderness of the abdomen at mcburney's point, nausea, vomiting, fever, diarrhea, or constipation, are clinical signs of:
acute appendicitis
the primary treatment of gastric cancer may include:
gastric resection followed by combined chemoradiotherapy
viral hepatitis A is usually transmitted by:
The fecal oral route, contaminated food, water, stools, and poor hygiene
a condition in which out-pouches of the mucosa penetrate weak points in the muscular layer of large intestine is called
diverticulosis
a fairly common chronic inflammatory disease of the alimentary canal involving all layers of the bowel, which causes chronic diarrhea, is
crohn's disease(regional eneritis)
"traveler's diarrhea", a common syndrome of gastroenteritis, is usually caused by:
disease causing baceria or parasites from contaminated food or water(food poisioning)
infammation of the gallbladder commonly associated with gallstones is called:
cholecystitis
the disease linked to a psychologic disturbance in which hunger is denied by self-imposed starvation is
anorexia nervosa
the most serious complications of bulimia and anorexia nervosa include:
increased loss of elecrolytes & metabolic acidosis. Loss of muscle mass, cardiac irregularities and dehydration
colonoscopy
fiberscopic examination of the entire colon that may include part of the terminal ileum
proctosigmoidoscopy
fiberscopic examination of the sigmoid colon & rectum
sigmoidoscopy
fiberscopic examination of the rectum & sigmoid colon that may include a portion of the descending colon
peritoneoscopy
visualization of the abdominal cavity using one scope, placed through a small incision in the abdominal wall, and another scope placed in the vagina
the mucosal and submucosal tissue of the lips and cheeks are included in the oral cavity
true
when a colectomy is performed, a segment of the stomach is resected and an anastonosis is performed between the remaining ends
false
with the exception of incisional and ventral hernias, the use of mesh or other prosthesis is not separately reported when performing hernia repairs
true
a common abbreviation for procedure code 43260 endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is ERCP
true
what is the term that describes the displacement of an organ or tissue that protrudes through the wall or from the cavity that usually contains it?
hernia