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Flashcards in Small Group: Diseases of the Upper GI Deck (12):
1

What three foods are known to cause LES relaxation and subsequent worsening of GERD?

Chocolate
Peppermint
Fat

2

_________ has been known to worsen GERD because of stimulation of gastric acidity.

Coffee

3

The squamocolumnar transition line should be no higher than _____ cm above the gastric fold.

1

4

Fovea is another term for _____________.

gastric pit

5

What does sessile mean?

(adj.) flat

6

The characteristic presentation of adenocarcinoma is ________________.

ulceration with heaped-up edges and a non-purulent base

7

______________ (a neoplasm) is seen more often in the proximal esophagus.

Squamous cell carcinoma

8

Melena suggests a bleed proximal to the _____________.

ligament of Treitz (at the duodenojejunal junction)f

9

The duodenum secretes protective, bicarb-rich mucus in response to acid. What hormone mediates this response?

Secretin

10

Stool testing for H. pylori tests ___________, whereas serum testing tests for the _____________.

the antigen; antibody (IgG)

11

Chief cells are more ___________ on histologic examination than parietal cells.

purple

12

Define exophytic.

(adj.) sticking out

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