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Flashcards in Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis Deck (7)
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1
Q

What is the difference between CT and MRI?

A
  • CT bones are white, fat is black and water is grey

- MRI bones are black, bone marrow is white, fat is white and water is white or grey (T2 or T1)

2
Q

What artery runs medial to the deep inguinal ring

A

Inferior epigastric artery

3
Q

Which hernias cannot enter the scrotal sack?

A

Direct inguinal hernias

4
Q

Where is the lesser sac?

A

Between the pancreas and the stomach

5
Q

What plane demarcates the right and left anatomical liver lobes?

A

Gall bladder and inferior vena cava

6
Q

What is a firm structure palpated through the anterior wall of the rectum likely to be?

A

Cervix

7
Q

Cancer of which organ is likely to spread to inguinal lymph nodes?

A

Penis - external genitalia drain to inguinal lymph nodes, bladder and prostate drain to iliac lymph nodes and the testes and ovaries drain to para-aortic lymph nodes