The Liver Anatomy Quiz: Trivia

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The Liver Anatomy Quiz: Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    CT scan of the liver.
    • A. 

      Good for evaluating small masses

    • B. 

      Good for differentiating cysts vs. solid mass

    • C. 

      Evaluates function of liver

  • 2. 
    Ultrasound is the best modality to differentiate a liver cyst from a solid mass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which diagnostic test is best to evaluate liver enlargement and ascites?
    • A. 

      Ultrasound

    • B. 

      X-Ray

    • C. 

      CT scan

    • D. 

      Nuclear Medicine

    • E. 

      Arteriogram

  • 4. 
    "Hot spot" vs. "cold spot" is related to
    • A. 

      Ultrasound

    • B. 

      X-Ray

    • C. 

      CT

    • D. 

      Nuclear Medicine

    • E. 

      Arteriogram

  • 5. 
    Right Lobe length is __________
    • A. 

      15-17 cm

    • B. 

      20-22 cm

    • C. 

      10-12.5 cm

    • D. 

  • 6. 
    AP mid-clavicular measurement of >15 cm indicates
    • A. 

      Healthy liver in a male

    • B. 

      Reidels lobe

    • C. 

      Hepatomegaly

  • 7. 
    In a female, the liver weighs about
    • A. 

      1200 to 1400 g

    • B. 

      1400 to 1600 g

    • C. 

      1800 mg

    • D. 

      1000 g

  • 8. 
    The fundus of the stomach in relation to the liver.
    • A. 

      Posterior and superior to right lobe

    • B. 

      Anterior and lateral to left lobe

    • C. 

      Posterior and lateral to left lobe

    • D. 

      Inferior to left lobe

  • 9. 
    Which is not a bare area of the liver -- part not covered by peritoneum?
    • A. 

      Superior posterior surface of liver -- where liver rests on diaphragm

    • B. 

      Around the IVC

    • C. 

      Porta hepatis

    • D. 

      Costal surface -- superior anterior portion of liver

    • E. 

      GB fossa

  • 10. 
    The duodenum is adjacent to
    • A. 

      Caudate lobe

    • B. 

      Left lobe and medial segment of right lobe

    • C. 

      Right lobe and medial segment of left lobe

    • D. 

      Right lobe and medial segment of quadrate lobe

  • 11. 
    The pancreas is ____ to the ____ lobe of the liver.
    • A. 

      Inferior, left

    • B. 

      Inferior, right

    • C. 

      Superior, left

    • D. 

      Inferior, caudate

  • 12. 
    What is the posterior border of the liver NOT in contact with?
    • A. 

      Right kidney

    • B. 

      IVC

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      SMA

  • 13. 
    The liver is suspended from the diaphragm and abdominal wall by
    • A. 

      Falciform ligament

    • B. 

      Ligament teres

    • C. 

      Ligament venosum

    • D. 

      Subphrenic ligaments

  • 14. 
    Where is Morison's Pouch located?
    • A. 

      Between liver and right diaphragm

    • B. 

      Between liver and left diaphragm

    • C. 

      Between liver and right kidney

    • D. 

      Between liver and duodenum

  • 15. 
    The right lobe of the liver is how many times larger than the left?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 16. 
    What separates the right lobe from the left lobe?
    • A. 

      Falciform ligament

    • B. 

      Right hepatic vein

    • C. 

      Ligament teres

    • D. 

      Portal vein

  • 17. 
    Right hepatic vein divides right lobe of the liver into anterior and posterior halves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The right lobe of the liver occupies epigastrium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The left lobe occupies
    • A. 

      Right and left hypochondrium

    • B. 

      Epigastrium and some left hypochondrium

    • C. 

      Right hypochondrium and epigastrium

    • D. 

      Epigastrium and umbilicus

  • 20. 
    The left hepatic vein divides the left lobe into
    • A. 

      Medial and lateral lobes

    • B. 

      Anterior and posterior halves

    • C. 

      Superior and inferior halves

    • D. 

      Left and right parts of left lobe

  • 21. 
    Check all that apply to Quadrate Lobe of the liver
    • A. 

      Is the medial aspect of left lobe

    • B. 

      Lies on visceral surface of liver

    • C. 

      Lies posterior to porta hepatis

    • D. 

      Lies between the gall bladder fossa and falciform ligament

    • E. 

      Divided into medial and lateral lobes by hepatic vein

    • F. 

      Located posterior to lelft lobe

    • G. 

      Lies anterior to porta hepatis

  • 22. 
    What is the only structure that the caudate lobe is anterior ( and medial)  to?
    • A. 

      Porta hepatis

    • B. 

      Left lobe of liver

    • C. 

      Ligamentum venosum

    • D. 

      IVC

  • 23. 
    The caudate lobe is posterior to all the structures, except
    • A. 

      Main portal vein

    • B. 

      Porta hepatis

    • C. 

      Ligamentum venosum

    • D. 

      Left lobe of liver

  • 24. 
    Major hepatic veins course between lobes, while major branches of portal veins course within segments (except prox. LPV).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which is the largest lobe of liver?
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Left

    • C. 

      Quadrate

    • D. 

      Caudate

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