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Category: Surgery--->Abdominal Wall, Omentum, Mesentery, and Retroperitoneum
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Question 11#Print Question

A 60-year-old woman presents with abdominal pain, and a CT scan reveals an omental mass. The most likely diagnosis is:

A. Desmoid tumor
B. Liposarcoma of the omentum
C. Omental infarction
D. Metastatic carcinoma


Question 12#Print Question

Failure of fixation of the small intestinal and right colonic mesentery during gestation can result in:

A. Chronic constipation
B. Intestinal malrotation
C. Umbilical hernia
D. Intussusception


Question 13#Print Question

Which of the following statements about sclerosing mesenteritis is FALSE? 

A. It is always associated with diffuse abdominal pain
B. It can appear as a mass on CT scan
C. It can improve or resolve without surgical therapy
D. It can be mistaken for primary or metastatic tumor


Question 14#Print Question

The primary treatment of retroperitoneal fibrosis is:

A. Corticosteroids
B. Cyclosporine
C. Radiation therapy
D. Surgical resection




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