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What is the most common: Indication for surgery with Crohn’s disease?
P35

Small bowel obstruction (SBO)

2

Type of melanoma?
P35

Superficial spreading

3

Type of breast cancer?
P35

Infiltrating ductal

4

Site of breast cancer?
P36

Upper outer quadrant

5

Vessel involved with a bleeding duodenal ulcer?
P36

Gastroduodenal artery

6

Cause of common bile duct obstruction?
P36

Choledocholithiasis

7

Cause of cholangitis?
P36

Bile duct obstruction resulting from choledocholithiasis

8

Cause of pancreatitis?
P36

EtOH

9

Bacteria in stool?
P36

Bacteroides fragilis (“B. frag”)

10

Cause of SBO in adults in the United States?
P36

Postop peritoneal adhesions

11

Cause of SBO in children?
P36

Hernias

12

Cause of emergency abdominal surgery in the United States?
P36

Acute appendicitis

13

Site of GI carcinoids?
P36

Appendix

14

Abdominal x-ray (AXR) finding with SBO?
P36

Air-fluid levels

15

Electrolyte deficiency causing ileus?
P36

Hypokalemia

16

Cause of transfusion hemolysis?
P36

Clerical error

17

Cause of blood transfusion resulting in death?
P36

Clerical error (wrong blood types)

18

Site of distant metastasis of sarcoma?
P36

Lungs

19

Cause of shock in a surgical patient?
P36

Hypovolemia

20

Position of anal fissure?
P36

Posterior

21

Cause of large bowel obstruction?
P37

Colon cancer

22

Type of colonic volvulus?
P37

Sigmoid volvulus

23

Cause of fever <48 postoperative hours?
P37

Atelectasis

24

Bacterial cause of urinary tract infection (UTI)?
P37

Escherichia coli

25

Chest x-ray (CXR) finding with traumatic thoracic
aortic injury?
P37

Widened mediastinum

26

Abdominal organ injured in blunt abdominal trauma?
P37

Liver (not the spleen, as noted in recent studies!)

27

Abdominal organ injured in penetrating abdominal trauma?
P37

Small bowel

28

Benign tumor of the liver?
P37

Hemangioma

29

Malignancy of the liver?
P37

Metastasis

30

Pneumonia in the ICU?
P37

Gram-negative bacteria

31

Cause of epidural hematoma?
P37

Middle meningeal artery injury

32

Cause of lower GI bleeding?
P37

Upper GI bleeding

33

Hernia?
P37

Inguinal hernia (right more than left)

34

Cause of esophageal perforation?
P37

Iatrogenic instrumentation (e.g., EGD)

35

Cancer in females?
P37

Lung cancer

36

Cancer in males?
P37

Prostate cancer

37

Type of cancer causing DEATH in males and females?
P38

LUNG cancer

38

Cause of free peritoneal air?
P38

Perforated PUD

39

Symptom with gastric cancer?
P38

Weight loss

40

Site of colon cancer hematogenous metastasis?
P38

Liver

41

Cause of death ages 1--44?
P38

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