Pancreas Quiz: How Well You Know?

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Pancreas Quiz: How Well You Know? - Quiz

The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen behind the stomach. It is responsible for the production of insulin, which regulates blood sugar. In this quiz, all you need to do is fill in the blank spaces with the correct term about the pancreas. Do give it a try and see what you may have forgotten about the pancreas, its functionality as well as disorders affecting it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The pancreas is both an _________ and ________ gland.
  • 2. 
    The _________ gland secretes hormones directly into the blood or lymph.
  • 3. 
    This gland secretes enzymes into the pancreatic duct.
  • 4. 
    The pancreas is situated ________ in the ________ portion of the retroperitoneum.
  • 5. 
    The pancreas is encapsulated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Blood supply of the pancreas is provided by branches of the ______, _______  ________ , and _______. 
  • 7. 
    The pancreas is divided into the ______, ________, _________, and _________. 
  • 8. 
    Knowledge of relational anatomy is a ______ tool that aids the sonographer in proper identification of the _________.
  • 9. 
    Measurements are taken in _____ diameter.
  • 10. 
    Please give the following measurements of the head, body, and tail in cm.  
  • 11. 
    This part of the pancreas has the largest AP diameter and is situated to the right and inferior.
  • 12. 
    The head of the pancreas is located anterior to the ______ and _____. It is ________ to the 2nd portion of the duodenum.
  • 13. 
    What 2 structures are seen within the head of the pancreas?
  • 14. 
    The GDA is ___________ and the CBD is ___________.
  • 15. 
    This is a bead like projection extending posterior and medial from the head.
  • 16. 
    The uncinate process is seen just _________ to the portal splenic confluence.
  • 17. 
    The ______ of the pancreas is located just anterior to the convergence of splenic vein and SMV-->the portosplenic confluence.
  • 18. 
    The body of the pancreas is bounded anteriorly and posteriorly by portions of the : ________, ________, and ______ ________ of liver.
  • 19. 
    This portion of the pancreas is the MOST DIFFICULT TO IMAGE, extends from the body to the LUQ, and is Superior to the Head.
  • 20. 
    The tail is _______ to the splenic hilum, ________ to the splenic artery, _______ to the splenic vein, and _________ to the left kidney.
  • 21. 
    Within the pancreatic parenchyma, are _________ of _______ cells that secrete digestive enzymes into surrounding _______.
  • 22. 
    Small ducts that surround each lobule merge to form the main ____________  ________.
  • 23. 
    What is another name for the main pancreatic duct?
  • 24. 
    Small ________ ducts merge into the main __________ duct.
  • 25. 
    Wirsung's Duct runs the entire length of the pancreas and should not exceed 2mm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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