Pancreas Pathology- Congenital Anomalies

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 168

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Pancreas Quizzes & Trivia

Packet 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________  ________ is an inherited disease of the exocrine glands beginning in infancy; characterized by viscous _________ and _________ of multiple glands including the pancreas.
  • 2. 
    Cystic fibrosis can lead to pancreatic ________ with majority of patients showing evidence of exocrine pancreatic __________.
  • 3. 
    True pancreatic cysts sonographically have the same characteristics of all "true" cysts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    True pancreatic cysts are usually found _________ with the pancreatic duct and are most commonly in the ______.
  • 5. 
    True pancreatic cysts are associated with Von ______________ Syndrome.
  • 6. 
    Von Hippel-Lindau is a _________ acquired syndrome, associated with true _________ cysts, and is usually seen in _______ and __________.
  • 7. 
    True pancreatic cysts are ___________ lined, true cysts of the pancreas, which are ______ and believed to be __________ in origin.
  • 8. 
    Ture pancreatic cysts represent anomalous development of the pancreatic ducts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Multiple congenital cysts are associated with cystic disease of the ________, _________, _______, and __________. (alphabetically)
  • 10. 
    Check all that apply to patient presentation of cystic fibrosis:
    • A. 

      Pancreatitis

    • B. 

      Most patients DO NOT live over 10

    • C. 

      Diagnosed late in life

    • D. 

      Most patients DO NOT live over 30

    • E. 

      Diagnosed early in life

  • 11. 
    Check all that apply to cystic fibrosis:
    • A. 

      Exocrine cells increase secretion of highly viscous mucus

    • B. 

      Decreased echogenicity

    • C. 

      Secretions coagulate and obstruct pancreatic ducts leading to degeneration, fibrosis, fatty replacement, and atrophy

    • D. 

      Increased echogenicity caused by fibrosis and fatty replacement-->atrophy

    • E. 

      Breakdown of pancreatic architecture

    • F. 

      Proximal distention of ducts and acini, leading to degeneration and replacement by small cysts

  • 12. 
    When someone is severely affected with cystic fibrosis the pancreas is: shrunken with marked ________, has _______ replacement, and has cysts __________ to ductal obstruction.
  • 13. 
    This is the MC congenital defect.  It is a lack of fusion of dorsal and ventral buds and occurs in 10% of the population.
  • 14. 
    Drainage of the entire _________ pancreas is through the minor ________ with only the _______ part draining through the major papilla (ampulla of vater)
  • 15. 
    Because much of the drainage of the pancreas is through the _____ papilla, there is predisposition, in patients with ________  _________ to pancreatitis.
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