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2. Which of these is a cause of transudative pleural effusions?

  • Cancer
  • Trauma
  • Kidney failure
  • Pneumonia

3. What nerve supplies the mediastinal parietal pleura?

  • Vagus
  • Phrenic
  • Intercostal

4. What is the most inferior structure in the left hilum of the lungs?

  • Artery
  • Veins
  • Bronchus

5. Which of these statements is false?

  • The aorta passes behind the diaphragm at T10
  • The vagus nerve passes through the diaphragm at T10
  • The diaphragm attaches to vertebrae L2 and L3
  • The latissimus dorsi is an accessory muscle of respiration

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