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Male and Female Reproductive Systems, Breasts and Lymphatic System
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true or false. The function of the testes it to produce spermatozoa and the male sex hormone testosterone
the shaft of the penis is composed of two cylindrical masses of vascular erectile tissue that are bound together by fibrous tissue
a testicular tumor or scrotal hernia may cause a feeling of heaviness in the scrotum
in an uncirumcied male client, the foreskin that covers the glans is not intact and varies in color with the penis
the scrotum can maintain temperature control because the cremaster muscle is sensitive to changes in temperature
the _______ __________ provides the passage for transporting sperm from the testes to the urethra for ejaculation
In ______________ the foreskin is so tight that once retracted it cannot be returned back over the glans
a __________ is a collection of serous fluid in the scrotum, outside the testes, within the tunica vaginalis
the _________ is the chestnut or heart shaped organ that can be palpated through the anterior wall of the rectum
_____________ is displacement of the urinary meatus to the ventral surface of the penis.
T or F the openings of the skene glands are located on either side of the urethral opening and are not ususally visible
a healed tear or episiotomy scar may be visible on the perineum while inspecting the labia majora and perineum if the client has given birth t or false
bartholin glands are usually tender with a little drainage
t or f the external os of a woman who is multiparous (having bone offspring) will appear as a small, round, depression on examination
t or f uterine fibroid tumors are irregular, firm nodules that are continuous with the uterine surface
menopause occuring before the age of 30 is termed ______ menopause.
the end of the fallopian tube near the ovary has fringelike extensions called __________.
the large upper end of the uterus is the known as the _________.
___________ pregnancy occurs with a fertilized egg develops in the Fallopian tube instead of the uterus
__________ is a normal variation that consists of the uterine body being flexed posterior in relation to the cervix
the breast can be divided in to ________ quadrants by three imaginary lines
a pigskin like or orange peel appearance results from __________ ______ _________ which is seen in pregnancy
metastatic breast cancer
early menses or delayed menopause increases the risk for breast cancer t or f
pain and tenderness of the breasts are common before and after menstration
t or f a dimpling or retraction or fibrous tissue may indicate breast cancer
the __________ is located in the center of the breast and contains the tiny openings of the lactiferous ducts through which milk passes
______________ glands are elevated sebaceous glands that secrete a protective lipid substance during lactation
___________________ is an abnormality of the breast in which the lesions are lobular, ovoid, or round
_________, fibrous, and fatty tissues are the three types of tissues in the female breast
the most common pathologic cause of galactorrhea is a __________ tumor.
___________ is the accumulation of fluid around a testicle.
A _____________ is a sperm-filled cystic mass located on the epididymis.
A ____________ is an abnormal dilation of veins in the spermatic cord.
The nurse prepares material to teach a group of adolescent male students on testicular self-examination. What should the nurse include in this teaching? Select all that apply.
A. Apply lotion to the hands before beginning the examination
B. Use the thumb, and index and middle finger for the examination
C. Stand in front of a mirror
D. Complete the examination after a warm bath or shower
Any patient with scrotal pain should be presumed to have_____________ _______________ until another diagnosis can be proven.
Identification of ___________ problems may help when documenting current health concerns.
A nurse observes that the mucosa of the rectum and the rectal wall of a female client protrudes out through the anal opening. It appears as a red, doughnut-like mass with radiating folds. How should the nurse document this condition of the rectum?
This examination, associated with a history of dysuria, frequency, and incomplete voiding, should lead to a suspicion of acute ___________.
Although the case of prostatic cancer is unknown, there seems to be a relationship with increased testosterone levels and a diet____________No other dietary links have been suggested.
high in fat
A______________ refers to a collection of fluid in the tunica vaginalis of the testes.
Cryptorchidism is the most common congenital defect in males; characterized by failure of one or both of the testes to descend into the scrotum.
Orchitis is an inflammation of the testes (testicular congestion) caused by pyogenic, viral, spirochetal, parasitic, traumatic, chemical, or unknown factors.
Prostatism is an obstructive and irritative symptom complex that includes increased frequency and hesitancy in starting urination, a decrease in the volume and force of the urinary stream, acute urinary retention, and recurrent urinary tract infections.
A 68-year-old man comes to the clinic reporting that he is having difficulty obtaining an erection. When reviewing the patient's history what might the nurse note that contributes to impotence?
these glands are located below the prostate within the posterior aspect of the urethra
A nurse is performing palpation of a client's prostate gland. Which of the following indicates proper procedure?
Turn the hand fully counterclockwise so that the pad of the index finger faces the client's umbilicus
Gonorrhea has _________________
___________ is associated with clusters of pimple-like clear vesicles.
Syphilis has a
A yellow-green, frothy, and foul-smelling discharge is observed in a client with
The proper term for mucus in the stool is ____________ which indicates the presence of excessive fat in the stool.
Menopause is a normal physiologic process that occurs in women between the ages of 40 to 58 years, with a mean age of 50.
Paget disease causes red, scaly, and crusty areas over the areola. A pigskin-like or orange-peel appearance is found in metastatic disease of the breast. It results from edema caused by blocked lymphatic drainage. A fibroadenoma is a round, firm, and well-defined mass, is seldom tender, and is usually singular and mobile. Fibrocystic lesions are benign and firm but rubbery lesions that tend to be bilateral and may become tender just before menses.
A persistent milk secretion (galactorrhea) from the breasts in a nonpregnant, nonlactating woman can be caused by the intake of hormones, contraceptives, and some antipsychotic agents, such as haloperidol (Haldol).
Glandular tissue constitutes the functional part of the breast, allowing for milk production. The fibrous tissue provides support for the glandular tissue largely by way of bands called Cooper's ligaments (suspensory ligaments). Fatty tissue provides most of the substance to the breast and thus determines the size and shape of the breasts. Lymphatic tissue, which forms lymph nodes, is responsible for draining lymph from the body.
A high-fat diet may increase the risk for breast cancer.
An ultrasound is a noninvasive test that uses sound waves. An MRI uses a magnetic field and mammography uses x-ray. A fine needle biopsy is an invasive procedure.
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