Diffuse Liver Pathology- Fatty Liver

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

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Liver Pathology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Diffuse liver pathology, or diffuse hepatocellular disease affects the _______________ liver and ranges from simple _____________ changes to more severe _________________ and progressively to ________________.
  • 2. 
    Fatty liver is the collection of excessive amounts of ___________________ and other fats within the _________________.
  • 3. 
    The liver is the organ responsible for changing fats eaten in the diet to types of fat that can be _______________ and used by the body.
  • 4. 
    ____________________ are one of the forms of fat stored by the body and used for _____________ and new ____________ formation.
  • 5. 
    The most common cause of fatty liver in the United States is ____________________.
  • 6. 
    Fatty liver caused by alcoholism is called ________________ _________________.
  • 7. 
    All other forms of fatty liver are called non-alcoholic __________________.
  • 8. 
    NASH stands for
  • 9. 
    _______________ is caused by conditions including malnutrition, obesity, diabetes melitus, Reye's syndrome in children, pregnancy, drug overdoses, glycogen storage disease or hepatitis.
  • 10. 
    Patients with fatty liver are usually ____________________.
  • 11. 
    Fatty liver can cause jaundice, right sided abdominal pain, abdominal swelling and fever.  This is common or rare?
  • 12. 
    _________________ with __________________ related fatty liver may experience nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and abdominal pain.
  • 13. 
    Fatty LiverDuring physical exam, the liver may be _________________.
  • 14. 
    Fatty LiverBlood tests reveal elevated ______, ______ and ______
  • 15. 
    Fatty LiverDuring physical exam, you may be able to _____________ the liver
  • 16. 
    Fatty LiverSonographically, fatty infiltration reveals diffuse ______________ echogenicity of the liver parenchyma and ________________ acoustic penetration.
  • 17. 
    Fatty Liver- sono appearanceThere will also be decreased visualization of the ________________ vessel walls as the surrounding liver tissue becomes more echogenic.
  • 18. 
    Fatty Liver- sono appearance__________________ sound attenuation makes penetration of the posterior liver and visualization of the diaphragm difficult.
  • 19. 
    Fatty Liver- sono appearanceIt is important to compare the liver to the _______________ ______________, which will appear unusually more hypoechoic.
  • 20. 
    Fatty Liver- sono appearanceFat looks more ________________.
  • 21. 
    Fatty Liver- sono appearance_____________________ may also be present
  • 22. 
    Fatty Liver- sono appearanceAlthough the process is diffuse, fatty infiltration may also be focal resembling a _______________ mass.
  • 23. 
    ________________ ________________ _________________ is defined as regions of increased echogenicity with a background of normal liver parenchyma.
  • 24. 
    ________________ ________________ _________________ usually involves the periportal region, such as the ascending left portal vein, gallbladder region, and porta hepatis.
  • 25. 
    Fatty Liver- sono appearance_____________ _______________ ________________ is where there are areas of normal liver parenchyma that appear as hypoechoic masses within a fatty infiltrated liver.
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