Flashcards in Robbins Review - GI Deck (8)
Diarrhea post chicken sandwich - what organism?
H. pylori toxins
Vacuolating cytotoxin, also cytoxin-associated antigen
Esophageal cancer associated with smoking and alcohol and the upper 2/3 of esophagus
Squamous cell carcinoma
Anti-gliadin antibodies? Antimitochondrial? Anticentromeric? Anti-DNA topoisomerase I?
Celiac, primary biliary cirrhosis, CREST syndrome, diffuse scleroderma
Food poisoning almost immediately after ingestion. Diarrhea within hours.
Must be preformed exotoxin mediated. For example, staph aureus
After a meal, man gets hepatitis. What kind?
A or E, most likely A. Probably from contaminated water. He will have anti-HAV IgM
Chronic hepatitis with steatosis