Pancreas and Pancreatic Pathologies

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1. Which of these statements is false?

  • In chronic pancreatitis the pain often eases with eating or drinking
  • In chronic pancreatitis serum amylase is often elevated
  • Chronic pancreatitis may be caused by calcified stones
  • In chronic pancreatitis the pain often eases with sitting
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2. Sympathetic stimulation of the a2 receptors cause what?

  • Decreased insulin and increased glucagon secretion
  • Increased insulin secretion and decreased glucagon secretion
  • Increased pancreatic polypeptide secretion and decreased insulin secretion
  • Increased somatostatin secretion and decreased glucagon secretion

3. Which of these statements is true?

  • The body of the pancreas passes anteriorly to the pylorus
  • The great pancreatic artery passes anteriorly to the pancreas
  • The neck of the pancreas passes anteriorly to the inferior mesenteric artery and vein
  • The splenic artery supplies the head of the pancreas

4. What mutation may predispose someone to chronic pancreatitis?

  • A1AT
  • R122H
  • FBN1
  • FMR

5. Which of these is false?

  • The pain in pancreatic cancer eases at night
  • Pancreatic cancer may present with a palpable abdominal mass
  • Satiety is a symptom of pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer often shows an increased CA19-9 count

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