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assessments MTS131 ch9

Intro to Mortuary Pathology Digestive System Disease Matt Kendall
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Cancer of this organ is the leading cause of death by cancer in the United States:
Colon
Formation of gall stones:
Cholelithiasis
Generalized edema caused by insufficient albumin synthesis:
Anasarca
Piles can be caused by:
Lack of dietary fiber
Inflammation of the gums:
Gingivitis
The technical term for heartburn:
Dyspepsia
Peptic ulcers have been linked with infections by this bacteria:
H. pylori
Inflammation of the gullet:
Esophagitis
Idiopathic inflammation of the ileum, commonly found in young women:
Crohn's Disease
Carcinoma of the stomach has been linked to:
1) H. pylori bacteria
2) Consumption of cured foods
Appendicitis would be caused by:
Obstruction
Downward displacement of an organ or body part would be termed:
Prolapse
Inflammation of sac-like herniations from the intestinal walls:
Diverticulitis
Type of hepatitis that is transmitted via contaminated food:
Infectious Hepatitis (type A)
Parenchymatous degeneration of the liver due to chronic alcoholism:
Cirrhosis
Choleangitis is inflammation of the:
Bile duct
Pyloric stenosis can lead to:
Projectile vomiting
Malabsorption Syndrome is an inability of the small intestines to absorb:
Lipids
Type of obstruction that is the result of a decrease in peristaltic action:
Paralytic
The following are post-mortem conditions caused by digestive system diseases:
1) Purge
2) Rapid blood coagulation