Hernia 1

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  • 1. 
    A long-standing scrotal hernia becomes incarcerated and is reduced with difficulty 4 hrs later in the ER.  24 hours later the patient presents with signs of sepsis and an area of localized tenderness in the LLQ and no hernia.  The likely cause is:
    • A. 

      Diverticulitis

    • B. 

      Appendicitis

    • C. 

      Mesenteric thrombosis

    • D. 

      "reduction in masse" with infarction

  • 2. 
    The most likely etiology of a small bowel obstruction in a 45 yo morbidly obese femal with no previous abdominal operation is:
    • A. 

      Incarcerated groin hernia

    • B. 

      Internal paraduodenal hernia

    • C. 

      Adhesions

    • D. 

      Meckel's diverticulum

  • 3. 
    Gastroschisis is:
    • A. 

      A genetic defect resulting in an abdominal wall defect

    • B. 

      The result of an intrauterine umbilical cord rupture

    • C. 

      Presence of a peritoneal sac

    • D. 

      Associated with multiple congenital anomalies

  • 4. 
    The nerve most commonly injured in a laparoscopic preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair is:
    • A. 

      Obturator

    • B. 

      Genitofemoral

    • C. 

      Ilioinguinal

    • D. 

      Iliohypogastric

  • 5. 
    A characteristic of a spigelian hernia is:
    • A. 

      They occur anywhere along the semilunar line

    • B. 

      These hernias are readily identified

    • C. 

      Interparietal location

    • D. 

      Do not have a peritoneal sac

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