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Question 21#Print Question

What ectopic tissue is commonly found in a Meckel diverticulum?

a. Gastric mucosa
b. Ectopic pancreas
c. Splenic follicles
d. Ovarian follicles

Question 22#Print Question

A patient with recent onset of ascites after an episode of acute pancreatitis undergoes paracentesis, which reveals cloudy white fluid. What therapy is indicated?

a. Surgical exploration
b. Low-fat diet
c. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and octreotide
d. Octreotide and weekly paracentesis

Question 23#Print Question

Short bowel syndrome has been arbitrarily defined in adults as having a small intestine ofless than what length?

a. 300 cm
b. 200 cm
c. 100 cm
d. 50 cm

Question 24#Print Question

Common causes of short bowel syndrome include all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Mesenteric ischemia
b. Malignancy
c. Crohn's disease
d. Radiation enteritis

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After an emergency operation for bowel infarction in which more than half of the small intestine was removed and a jejunostomy created, high volume ostomy losses cause recurrent dehydration. Management of this condition includes which of the following?

a. Proton pump inhibitors or histamine-2 receptor antagonists
b. Octreotide
c. Loperamide
d. All of the above

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