Diagnostic Sonography

Medicine

Quiz 11 :
Spleen

Quiz 11 :
Spleen

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Which one of the following statements about the spleen is false?
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Lymph nodes emerge from the splenic hilum and course along the:
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B

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Splenomegaly may result from all of the following except:
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C

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An abnormal decrease in platelets may be the result of a(n):
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The normal sonographic appearance of the splenic parenchyma is:
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In the early stages of sickle cell anemia, the spleen generally appears:
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Which one of the following statements describes the correct anatomic location of structures adjacent to the spleen?
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All of the following are functions of the spleen except:
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Splenic infarction is most commonly the result of:
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The spleen is variable in size and is considered to be all of the following except:
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When accessory spleens are present, they are usually located:
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The splenic vein courses along the posterior border of the:
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The spleen has two components joined at the hilum; they are the ______________ and ______________ components.
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Which one of the following may cause a splenic rupture?
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Primary tumors that may metastasize to the spleen originate from all of the following structures except the:
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The best patient position to evaluate the spleen is:
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Other areas that should be examined when ruling out a splenic rupture include all of the following except the:
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What sonographic signs are present in the patient with histoplasmosis?
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Which one of the following is the most common clinical presentation in patients with a splenic hamartoma?
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A spleen that has migrated from its normal location is termed a(n):
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