Breasts Quiz Q-bank

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the smallest functional unit in the breast parenchyma?
    • A. 

      Lobule

    • B. 

      Terminal ductal lobular unit

    • C. 

      Acini

    • D. 

      Terminal duct

  • 2. 
    Which of the following structures is considered the "skeletal" framework in the breast?
    • A. 

      Acini

    • B. 

      Deep fascia

    • C. 

      Superficial fascia

    • D. 

      Cooper ligament

  • 3. 
    The most common congenital breast anomaly is:
    • A. 

      Amastia

    • B. 

      Amazia

    • C. 

      Athelia

    • D. 

      Polythelia

  • 4. 
    A retroareolar mass developing shortly after childbirth is most suspicious for a(n):
    • A. 

      Fibroadenoma

    • B. 

      Galactocele

    • C. 

      Hamartoma

    • D. 

      Cystosarcoma phyllodes

  • 5. 
    Which of the following benign breast neoplasms may undergo malignant transformation?
    • A. 

      Fibroadenoma

    • B. 

      Complex cyst

    • C. 

      Hamartoma

    • D. 

      Cystosarcoma phyllodes

  • 6. 
    Complete absence of one or both breasts is termed:
    • A. 

      Amazia

    • B. 

      Athelia

    • C. 

      Amastia

    • D. 

      Amyelia

  • 7. 
    Abnormal enlargement of the male breast parenchyma is most likely a clinical finding in which of the following pathologies?
    • A. 

      Mastitis

    • B. 

      Polymastia

    • C. 

      Hamartoma

    • D. 

      Gynechomastia

  • 8. 
    The echogenicity of a fatty breast lobule is most commonly described as a(n):
    • A. 

      Smooth, heterogeneous mass

    • B. 

      Hyperechoic band of tissue

    • C. 

      Smooth, moderately hyperechoic mass

    • D. 

      Smooth, hypererechoic

  • 9. 
    Breast pathology most commonly originates in which of the following structures?
    • A. 

      Breast lobules

    • B. 

      Lactiferous ducts

    • C. 

      Connective breast tissue

    • D. 

      Terminal ductal lobular unit

  • 10. 
    The deep layer of the superficial fascia of the breast is located within the:
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous fat

    • B. 

      Mammary zone

    • C. 

      Retromammary space

    • D. 

      Pectoralis muscle

  • 11. 
    Simple breast cysts are universally considered to be a benign finding and usually require no further diagnostic work-up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Spiculations are common among benign breast lesions and are not usually considered to be worrisome when demonstrated by ultrasound.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A "feeder" vessel that penetrates a breast mass is highly suspicious of malignancy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    BIRADS stands for "breast imaging reporting and data system" and is a trademark system created to standardize breast imaging reporting terminology, categorize breast abnormalities according to level of suspicion for malignancy, and facilitate outcome monitoring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Fat is the most echogenic tissue in the breast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The upper inner quadrant of the breast contains the highest concentration of lobules and is the location of the majority of breast cancers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The main arterial supply to the breast comes from the internal mammary and lateral thoracic arteries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Lymphatic drainage from all parts of the breast generally flow to the axillary lymph nodes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Acute mastitis occurs mostly in women of child-bearing age who are lactating, while chronic mastitis is usually found in elderly women.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Within the breast, sarcomas arise from support or connective tissue while carcinomas arise from epithelium in the ductal and glandular tissue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Echogenicity of glandular breast tissue when compared to a fatty breast lobule is best described as:
    • A. 

      Isoechoic

    • B. 

      Hyperechoic

    • C. 

      Moderately hyperechoic

    • D. 

      Moderately hypoechoic

  • 22. 
    The diameter of a normal lactiferous duct should not exceed:
    • A. 

      1.0 mm

    • B. 

      2.0 mm

    • C. 

      2.5 mm

    • D. 

      3.0 mm

  • 23. 
    Painful breast(s) one week before onset of menstruation is a common symptom in which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Mastitis

    • B. 

      Gynechomastia

    • C. 

      Fibrocystic condition

    • D. 

      Inflammatory carcinoma

  • 24. 
    A common malignancy of the breast demonstrating posterior acoustic shadowing describes which of the following neoplasms?
    • A. 

      Lobular carcinoma

    • B. 

      Colloid carcinoma

    • C. 

      Medullary carcinoma

    • D. 

      Invasive ductal carcinoma

  • 25. 
    The most common benign breast lesion in women between ages 35 and 50 is a:
    • A. 

      Simple cyst

    • B. 

      Papilloma

    • C. 

      Fibroadenoma

    • D. 

      Cystadenoma

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