Flashcards in GI 2 Deck (15):
Liver cancer associated hepatitis B and C infection and raised Alpha-fetoprotein. May be associated with fungal (aspergillus) aflatoxins.
Hepatocellular carcinoma aka
Inflammation of the gallbladder called?
Who is at risk for cholecystitis?
Fair, fat, females over forty (RUQ pain)
90% of cholecystitis is cause by?
Which percentage of people with gallstones are asymptomatic?
Inflammation of the pancreas.
What things can cause pancreatitis?
Alcohol, gallstones, trauma, steroids, mumps, hypercalcemia
Pancreatitis causes leakage of what?
What presents with abdominal pain, bluish discoloration around umbilicus, or in the flanks
What is the bluish discoloration around the umbilicus called?
Bluish discoloration around the flanks in pancreatitis is called?
Grey Turner's sign
Pancreatic cancer is a malignancy (_______________) that arises from?