How Much You Know About Pancreatitis? Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is the typical signalment of a dog with pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      Thin, old, intact females

    • B. 

      Obese, middle aged, spayed females

    • C. 

      Thin, young, intact females

    • D. 

      Obese, old, intact females

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a clinical sign associated with pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      Abdominal Pain

    • B. 

      Vomiting

    • C. 

      Bloody feces

    • D. 

      Lethargy

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which is NOT a differential for pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      Acute renal failure

    • B. 

      Parvo

    • C. 

      Intestinal obstruction

    • D. 

      Gastroenteritis

    • E. 

      Uremia

  • 4. 
    What is the appearance of pancreatitis in radiographs?
  • 5. 
    In acute pancreatitis which of the following would give you a definitive diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Normal serum amylase and lipase + skinny dog

    • B. 

      Decreased serum amylase and lipase + obese dog

    • C. 

      Increase in serum amylase and lipase + skinny dog

    • D. 

      Increase in serum amylase and lipase + CS

    • E. 

      I have no freaking idea

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT included in the treatment protocol for acute pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      Enzyme replacement

    • B. 

      NPO for 3-4 days

    • C. 

      Fluids

    • D. 

      Antiemetics

    • E. 

      Antibiotics

  • 7. 
    What is the prognosis for pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      Excellent

    • B. 

      Good

    • C. 

      Guarded

  • 8. 
    Is surgery ever indicated in pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sure I can make more money for a surgery

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a sequela of pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      Hair matted anus

    • C. 

      Chronic pancreatitis (EPI) +/- diabetes mellitus

    • D. 

      Pericardial effusion

    • E. 

      Chronic pancreatitis (EPI) +/- diabetes insipitus

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a complication of pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      DIC

    • B. 

      Peritonitis

    • C. 

      Acute renal failure

    • D. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the stance that a dog with pancreatitis may assume?
    • A. 

      Praying mantis stance

    • B. 

      Lateral recumbancy

    • C. 

      Prayer Stance

    • D. 

      Pointer stance

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 12. 
    What is the pathophys of pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      Loss of exocrine pancreatic acinar cells

    • B. 

      Spontaneous atrophy of pancreatic acinar cells

    • C. 

      Just being a German Shepherd Dog

    • D. 

      Autodigestion of the pancrease from premature release of zymogens within acinar cells

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