How Much Do You Know About Esophagus Disorders? Trivia Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Esophagus Disorders? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of tissue lines the esophagus?
    • A. 

      Stratified columnar

    • B. 

      Stratified squamous epithelium

    • C. 

      Cuboidal columnar

    • D. 

      Erythrocyte columnar

  • 2. 
    An infant presents with excess saliva production, choking, and coughing when feeding and appears cyanotic.  What is your diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Hiatal hernia

    • B. 

      Congenital tracheoesophageal fistulas

    • C. 

      Zenker's diverticulum

    • D. 

      Schatzki's ringesophageal webs

  • 3. 
    What type of dysphagia usually arises from within the body of the esophagus, the LES, or the cardia?
    • A. 

      Oropharyngeal dysphagia

    • B. 

      Esophageal dysphagia

    • C. 

      Functional dysphagia

    • D. 

      Tracheoesophageal dysphagia

  • 4. 
    What is it called when the events of swallowing are poorly coordinated or muscles fail to relax to allow passage of food?
    • A. 

      Oropharyngeal dysphagia

    • B. 

      Functional dysphagia

    • C. 

      Motility dysphagia

    • D. 

      Esophageal dysphagia

  • 5. 
    What is it called when pain is triggered by swallowing?
    • A. 

      Odynotitis

    • B. 

      Pyrosis

    • C. 

      Dysphagia

    • D. 

      Odynophagia

  • 6. 
    What type of diagnostic exam permits biopsy, injection of cautery or lesions, dilation of strictures, extraction of foreign bodies?
    • A. 

      Barium esophagram

    • B. 

      Video fluoroscopic swallowing study

    • C. 

      Endoscopy

    • D. 

      Esophageal manometry

  • 7. 
    What type of diagnostic exam is typically performed by a speech pathologist and radiologist, and is performed by having the patient swallow a variety of foods covered with barium?
    • A. 

      Endoscopy

    • B. 

      Esophageal manometry

    • C. 

      Modified barium swallow

    • D. 

      Barium esophagram

  • 8. 
    What type of diagnostic exam uses a flexible tube with a probe that measures pressures in the stomach?
    • A. 

      Endoscopy

    • B. 

      Barium esophagram

    • C. 

      Modified barium swallow

    • D. 

      Esophageal manometry

    • E. 

      Bernstein test

  • 9. 
    What type of diagnostic exam uses hydrochloric acid and salt water to reproduce chest pain and discomfort?
    • A. 

      Esophageal pH monitoring

    • B. 

      Barium esophagram

    • C. 

      Bernstein test

    • D. 

      Esophageal manometry

  • 10. 
    What is it called when the gastroesophageal junction and fundus of the stomach move upward?
    • A. 

      Esophageal diverticula

    • B. 

      Sliding hiatal hernia

    • C. 

      Epiphrenic diverticulum

    • D. 

      Scatzki's ring

  • 11. 
    What is it called when the esophagogastric junction remains fixed in the normal position while the stomach rolls up along the lower esophagus. (stomach herniates through a diaphragmatic defect). 
    • A. 

      Sliding hiatal hernia

    • B. 

      Esophageal diverticula

    • C. 

      Paraesophageal hiatal hernia

    • D. 

      Zencker's diverticulum

  • 12. 
    What is the form of diverticulum called that is right above the UES?
    • A. 

      Mid-esophageal diverticulum

    • B. 

      Zencker's diverticulum

    • C. 

      Epiphrenic diverticulum

    • D. 

      Scatzki's ring