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Question 21#Print Question

What ectopic tissue is commonly found in a Meckel diverticulum?

A. Gastric mucosa
B. Ectopic pancreas
C. Splenic follicles
D. Ovarian follicles


Question 22#Print Question

A patient with recent onset of ascites after an episode of acute pancreatitis undergoes paracentesis, which reveals cloudy white fluid. What therapy is indicated?

A. Surgical exploration
B. Low-fat diet
C. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and octreotide
D. Octreotide and weekly paracentesis


Question 23#Print Question

Short bowel syndrome has been arbitrarily defined in adults as having a small intestine ofless than what length?

A. 300 cm
B. 200 cm
C. 100 cm
D. 50 cm


Question 24#Print Question

Common causes of short bowel syndrome include all of the following EXCEPT:

A. Mesenteric ischemia
B. Malignancy
C. Crohn's disease
D. Radiation enteritis


Question 25#Print Question

After an emergency operation for bowel infarction in which more than half of the small intestine was removed and a jejunostomy created, high volume ostomy losses cause recurrent dehydration. Management of this condition includes which of the following?

A. Proton pump inhibitors or histamine-2 receptor antagonists
B. Octreotide
C. Loperamide
D. All of the above




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