Hepatology Test

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Hepatology Test - Quiz

Hepatology is the aspect of medicine that is concerned with structures viz pancreas, liver, gall bladder, and biliary tree and the treatment of diseases involving these structures. That's just a simple explanation to help jog your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hematological disorders can develop as a result of the following except 
    • A. 

      Overdose of paracetamol

    • B. 

      Enzyme defects

    • C. 

      Jaundice

    • D. 

      Migraines

  • 2. 
    Which of the following demonstrated the role of pancreatic juice in digestion?
    • A. 

      Antoine Portal

    • B. 

      Gabriel Valentin

    • C. 

      Justus von Leiberg

    • D. 

      Austin Flint

  • 3. 
    The production of stercorin was explained in 1862 by 
    • A. 

      Austin Flint 

    • B. 

      Joseph Bidden

    • C. 

      Donald Jakes

    • D. 

      Victor Charles

  • 4. 
    Hepatitis B virus was discovered in 1966 by 
    • A. 

      Roland Ehud

    • B. 

      Gabriel Johnson

    • C. 

      Baruch Blumberg

    • D. 

      Thomas Starzi

  • 5. 
    The following are procedures performed in hepatology except 
    • A. 

      Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

    • B. 

      Transhepatic pancreato-cholangiography

    • C. 

      Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt

    • D. 

      Hemispherectomy

  • 6. 
    The first liver transplant was done by 
    • A. 

      Thomas Starzi 

    • B. 

      Ben Carson

    • C. 

      Paul Carson

    • D. 

      Roland Thomas

  • 7. 
    Concerning hepatitis which of these is odd?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis A

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B

    • C. 

      Hepatitis C

    • D. 

      Hepatitis D

  • 8. 
    Which of the following body fluids is most important in hepatology?
    • A. 

      Sweat 

    • B. 

      Synovial fluid

    • C. 

      Saliva

    • D. 

      Urine

  • 9. 
    Which of these is a systemic disease affecting the liver and billiary tree? 
    • A. 

      Dysphagia

    • B. 

      Nephritis

    • C. 

      Edema

    • D. 

      Haemochromatosis

  • 10. 
    The following increase the development  of hepatological disorders except  
    • A. 

      Excessive alcohol intake

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Overdose of diuretics

    • D. 

      Jaundice

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