Flashcards in Small Group: Diseases of the Upper GI Deck (12):
What three foods are known to cause LES relaxation and subsequent worsening of GERD?
_________ has been known to worsen GERD because of stimulation of gastric acidity.
The squamocolumnar transition line should be no higher than _____ cm above the gastric fold.
Fovea is another term for _____________.
What does sessile mean?
The characteristic presentation of adenocarcinoma is ________________.
ulceration with heaped-up edges and a non-purulent base
______________ (a neoplasm) is seen more often in the proximal esophagus.
Squamous cell carcinoma
Melena suggests a bleed proximal to the _____________.
ligament of Treitz (at the duodenojejunal junction)f
The duodenum secretes protective, bicarb-rich mucus in response to acid. What hormone mediates this response?
Stool testing for H. pylori tests ___________, whereas serum testing tests for the _____________.
the antigen; antibody (IgG)
Chief cells are more ___________ on histologic examination than parietal cells.